Marlene Truman Anderson

Marlene AndersonSeptember 18, 1946 — April 12, 2016

Marlene Truman Anderson, age 69, passed away April 12, 2016, after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born September 18, 1946, to Lamar and Rema Clove Truman. She married Rodney R. Batt and their union was blessed with 3 beautiful daughters. They later divorced. She married Frank Anderson on February 2, 1991, in St. George, Utah.

Marlene was born in Cedar City, Utah. She had deep roots in southern Utah but grew up and lived in many different places. Montana was a place of many favorite memories. Marlene was very talented and her hobbies included painting, Jewelry making, singing and baking. She owned many different restaurants. Marlene loved spending time outdoors, whether hiking, camping, gardening or prospecting. She loved animals and had a knack for adopting strays.

Marlene and Frank loved to travel and together visited many exciting places. They traveled abroad to cities like Jerusalem. They were known to be hosts at campgrounds throughout the U.S.

Marlene was a devout Christian and had a passion for studying the King James Bible. She is survived by her husband, Frank Anderson of Adams, North Dakota, daughters: Colette Smith, St. George, Utah, Nicki Clark, Orem, Utah, and Chari Rutherford, St. George, Utah; Nine Grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers, Ferrol Truman (Jeanette), Missouri, Larry Truman (Cathy), Mesquite, Nevada, and Sister Linda Anderson (Greg), Sunriver, Utah.

She is preceded in death by her parents and sister Janice Rowberry.

Funeral Services

  • A visitation will be held Monday, April 18, 2016, at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George, Utah, from 9:30-11 a.m.
  • A graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Enterprise Cemetery, 575 E. 100 North, Enterprise, Utah.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-635-2212.

For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit Spilsbury Mortuary online.   

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