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Phillip Anderson

Phillip Anderson

In Memory

1940 ~ 2020


Phillip, a native of Smith County, started in the funeral business when he was 16 years of age at the Hackett Funeral home in Smith County. It was his ambition to have his own business. In 1977, he purchased the present Anderson & Son Funeral Home and Memorial Park.  He, later purchased the former Alexander Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs renaming it Anderson & Son Funeral Home. In his earlier years he was a member of the Lafayette Rotary Club where he had served as a past President.  He was a member of the Cornwell’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Phillip has a son and three grandchildren. Sadly, Mr. Anderson passed away on July 31, 2020.  He will surely be missed by our family and staff.


Wayne Anderson

Wayne Anderson

Owner and Operator, Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer

Wayne, a native of Smith County, started working full time with his Dad, Phillip, in the funeral business in March of 1987. He is a graduate of Smith County High School and a graduate of the 1989 class of John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science. He is the owner of Anderson & Son Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Lafayette and Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs. He is a nationally eligible Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Wayne currently sits on the Board of Directors at Macon-Trousdale Co-Op and Board of Directors at Macon County Farm Bureau.  He and his wife, Lee Ann, have three children, Landon, Logan & Cristina (Yokley) and Leah Anderson. They also have one grandson on the way Yokley Wayne Anderson.


Lee Ann Anderson

Lee Ann Anderson

Owner and Operator, Licensed Funeral Director, & Embalmer, TN & KY, Licensed insurance agent, Notary Public

Lee Ann, a native of Macon County, is a graduate of Macon County High School and the 1985 Class of John A Gupton College of Mortuary Science. She is a nationally eligible Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in Tennnessee as well as being a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in the State of Kentucky. She is also a Licensed Insurance Agent and Pre-need Counselor in the State of Tennessee.   She started working with the Anderson and Son Funeral Home & Memorial Park in December of 1985.  Lee Ann is a member of the Old Bottom Missionary Baptist Church and has been active in the Macon County Youth Leagues serving as a former coach in softball and basketball. She and her husband Wayne, have three children, Landon, Logan & Cristina (Yokley) and Leah Anderson. They also have one grandson on the way Yokley Wayne Anderson.


Leah Beth Anderson

Leah Beth Anderson

Funeral Assistant

Leah Beth is the daughter of Wayne & Lee Ann Anderson. She graduated TTU with a bachelors degree in 2019, and is currently working on finishing her masters degree in curriculum and instruction. She is a part-time funeral assistant. She enjoys spending time with family, riding horses, and playing with her dog Hank. 


Randy Allen

Randy Allen

Funeral Assistant

Randy is a native and still lives in Red Boiling Springs.  He started working in the funeral business when he was age 16 at the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs.  He is a graduate of the 1988 class of Red Boiling Springs High School and a graduate of the 1997 class of John A. Gupton Mortuary School.  He worked for D. T. McCall & Sons for 20 plus years and still continued to work part time for the funeral homes.  As of December 25, 2019, Randy returned to his calling of working for the Anderson Family in the funeral business.  Randy is the son of Alvin and Ann Allen.  He is married to Melanie Lee Allen, the daughter of the late Billy and Corena Wilson Lee.  He is a member and serves as a Deacon at the Willette Church of Christ.  He and his wife have two sons, Hatton and Hayden.  He enjoys spending time with his family and friends.  


Hayden Allen

Hayden Allen

Funeral Assistant

Hayden is currently a Senior at Red Boiling Springs High School. After graduation, he plans on attending John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science in Nashville, TN to obtain his license in Funeral Directing and Embalming. He is the son of Randy and Melanie Allen of Red Boiling Springs. He enjoys working for the Anderson & Son Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Lafayette and the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs. Outside of his job at the Funeral Home, he officiates basketball for the TSSAA. He is a member of the Willette Church of Christ. Hayden also enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and co-workers. 


Ronnie Dale Morgan

Ronnie Dale Morgan

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer

Ronnie is currently a student at John A. Gupton College, where he is pursuing an Associate of Applied Science Degree to get his Funeral Director and Embalmer’s license.  He began working for Anderson and Son Funeral Home as an Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer in January 2018.  Ronnie is a Macon County native, who has always lived in Red Boiling Springs.  He is a graduate of Red Boiling Springs High School.  After graduation, he went to Volunteer State Community College to further his education for some time.  He then worked for many years with his father in the Construction business.  During those years, he also continued to farm as his still does today.  He is the son of James (Bobby) and Dixie Morgan.  He is married to Angie, and they have one son, Owen.  He loves spending time with family and friends and the time he gets to spend on the farm.


Donald Massey

Donald Massey

Licensed Funeral Director

Skip is a native of Macon County, has worked as a licensed Funeral Director for Anderson and Son Funeral Homes since 1993 working full time for several years and currently part time.  He was retired from TRW after 20 years and served as a North Central Telephone Board of Directors for 15 years. He is a member and serves as a Deacon at the Dixon Creek Missionary Baptist Church and a member of the Hillsdale Masonic Lodge #664. He and his wife, Carolyn, have a daughter, two granddaughters, and three great-grandchildren.  


Shannon Wright

Shannon Wright

Administrative Assistant

Shannon is the daughter of Bud & Susan Jones Wright. She graduated from Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical college with an associate degree in Culinary Arts. Then she went to Western Kentucky University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and Dietetics with a focus in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. Right after college she completed an internship at Homestyle Bakery in Antioch and was offered a full-time position, where she worked for three years. She loves baking and decorating cakes, cookies and cupcakes. She is a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoys spending time with friends and family & she adores her three nephews Hayden, Easton, and Dalton. 

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Roger Bean

Roger Bean

Cemetery and Grounds Keeper / Maintenance

Roger has been employed with the Anderson and Son Funeral Home and Memorial Park since 2002. Roger takes a lot of pride in making the Anderson and Son Memorial Park one of the most beautiful in this and surrounding areas.  He loves gardening and working outdoors. He and his wife, Diana, have two children and four grandchildren. 


Larry Burrow

Larry Burrow

Cemetery, Groundskeeper, Maintenance

Larry has been working two summers helping keep the grounds at the cemetery and funeral homes.  Prior to working at the funeral home, he worked for Ace Hardware in Lafayette for about eight years. He is married to Janice.  The have a daughter and one grandson, Tyler.


Peggy Cothron Claiborne

Peggy Cothron Claiborne

Funeral Assistant, Cemetery Sales Consultant, Notary Public

Peggy, a native of Macon County, is a graduate of Macon County High School and State Area Vocational Technical School Business Systems.  She is a Team National Independent Marketing Director.  She enjoys interacting with people and has worked in the Lafayette area in the capacity of Secretary/bookkeeper, retail manager, and for 19 years funeral assistant and cemetery sales consultant.  She is a member of Meadorville Missionary Baptist Church, Lafayette Chapter Order of Eastern Star #379, and the National Association of Professional Women.  She is married to Jerry Claiborne, a long-time licensed Funeral Director and Certified Funeral Service Practitioner.  They have two daughters, Christy, a licensed clinical social worker and faculty member with the department of medicine at Vanderbilt; and Holly, a development assistant and bookkeeper for an organization that aids in changing lives of underserved children in New York City.


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