Arvis Billy Anderson, age 78, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on
Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Mountain City Care Center. He was born on July
16, 1940, in Johnson County, TN to the late Charlie Anderson and Altie Moody
Anderson. In addition to his parents, Arvis was preceded in death by two
sons, Billy Anderson and Michael Anderson, sisters, Louise Anderson, Inez
Shull, Clara Lunceford, Kathleen Arnold and Edith Potter, brothers, Norman
Anderson, John Anderson, Raymond Anderson and Jim Anderson.
Arvis worked over 19 years at the Levi Strauss plant. He was a member of
Sugar Grove Baptist Church. Arvis was a member of the Doe Valley Fire
Department for many years. He enjoyed gardening when he was able.
Arvis is survived by two daughters, Judy Vines of Elizabethton, TN and
Elaine Rice of Hickory, NC; step- daughters, Pam Rolens and Karen Rolens,
step-sons, Timothy Rolens and Wade Rolens, grandchildren, Chelsey Frances,
Sharon Wright, Jermny Anderson, Stephanie Norris, Sarah Masucci, Audrey
Anderson, Kayla Nelson, Christina Marshall, Mary Gouge, Anthony Masucci,
Rebecca Masucci, Jacob Rolens, Kayla Rolens and Kelsie Rolens, thirteen
great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, Companion, Tammy Auton and
her daughter Serra, Ex-wife and mother of his step-children, Janie Watson,
several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 12:00 until
1:30 p.m. at Mountain City Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 1:30
p.m. with Pastor Carrol Flannery to officiate. Music will be provided by
Joel Crisp. The Graveside Service and burial will follow from the Sugar
Grove Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeffery Lunceford, Ray Lunceford,
David Lunceford, Adam Lunceford, Jonathon Lunceford and Michael Fritts.
Honorary Pallbearers will be members of Doe Valley Fire Department.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Hillview Home
Service; Amedisys Home Health and Mountain City Care & Rehab Center.
At other times the family will receive friends at the home of his nephew,
Jeffery Lunceford, 1629 Spear branch Rd., Mountain City, TN 37683.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at
The family of Arvis Billy Anderson has entrusted his services to Mountain
City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683.