Ellen Kaye (Glenn) Anderson

November 28, 1941 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 79)


Ellen Kaye Anderson, 79, of Herrin, passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021, at her home, with her daughters by her side.

Services will be held at a later date.

Ellen was born November 28, 1941, in East Lake, Alabama, to Roy J. and Sammie (Spradling) Glenn. She married Keith Anderson on February 23, 1973, in Herrin. He preceded her in death on March 27, 2020.

She is survived by her daughters, Robin (Craig) Lester of Herrin and Lisa (Kurt) Endebrock of Kettering, Ohio; granddaughter, Bailee Endebrock (fiancé, Andrew Alstat) of Kettering, Ohio; nieces and nephews, Jennifer Thomas (fiancé, Ryan O’Hayer) of Mesa, Arizona, Verna Webb of DeSoto, Illinois, Debbie Anderson of Herrin, Illinois, Jay (Nicole) Glenn of Allen, Texas, Kevin Anderson of Carterville, Illinois, and Jay Anderson of West Des Moines, Iowa, along with several great nieces and nephews and cousins.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Keith; and brother, Jerry Glenn.

She retired after 10 years of service as a Dispatcher for the city of Herrin. Ellen had previously worked 7 years for Williamson County Housing Authority.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Ellen’s caregivers, who took wonderful care of her and whom she loved very much:  Bailey Shoemake, Coletta Grant, Alana Noonan, along with Mandy, Amy and Donna from Hospice of Southern Illinois.

The family requests donations be made in honor of Ellen to Hospice of Southern Illinois.


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Family to do services at later date


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