Anne Hartsell Iverson

Orace ‘Anne’ Iverson, 89, of Bryan, Texas, passed away Tuesday April 22, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, April 25, from 9 -10:30 a.m. at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home immediately followed by a funeral service at 10:30. She will be laid to rest Monday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at their family burial plot in Haynesville, La.

Anne was born on September 12,1924 in Haynesville, La to S.B and Nicie Sue Hartsell as the second of 10 children.

Anne touched the hearts and lives of so many. She enjoyed baking, quilting, watching Wheel of Fortune (many times solving the puzzle with just one or two letters on the board), celebrations at the Harding Lake, visiting with family and friends and studying the Bible. She worked for many years in the Mechanical
Engineering department at Texas A&M University. Preceding her time at A & M, she served as a minister’s wife supporting her husband John during his 60 years in the ministry. Anne was a member of the Twin City Church of Christ where she taught Sunday school and was involved with Friday night Bible studies. She so enjoyed passing on her amazing Biblical knowledge to the younger generations.

After she was no longer able to stay in her home, she moved to Lampstand Health & Rehab. Her family is very grateful for the care and concern she received there; as well as the love and support of so many wonderful friends in Bryan/College Station.

She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years John Iverson; her four children, Adrianne, Teresa, Gary, and Jeannette; three grandchildren, Bridget, Barron and Beau as well as numerous siblings, nieces and nephews.

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  1. I would like to send my heartfelt sympathy to the family of Ms Anne. I worked with her at TAMU in Mechanical Engineering. She was a great co-worker and such a kind hearted woman.

  2. My thoughts go out to the Iverson Family. I worked with Anne in Mechanical Engineering and she was also a joy! Heaven gained a special person.

  3. I remember this dear lady for being a loving wife to John and how much she loved The Lord. I was a college freshman 33 years ago who didn’t know a soul at A&M and John and Anne would pick me up for church every Sunday and Wednesday. They became like family to me and a few years later John officiated at my wedding. To know such love between a husband and wife taught me to hope for that devotion in my own marriage. My thoughts and prayers are with John and the family. A true love story has no ending.

  4. We extend our sincere sympathy to John and family. I first met John and Anne in Jackson, TN in the early 1950s and then renewed acquaintance with them in Tyler in the 1970s. It has been a joy knowing them.
    Leon and Alma Goff

  5. John, my heart hurts for you. I have yet to experience what you are going through but that may not be for long. Anne was just 8 years older than my wife and I know time is short. I rejoice in Anne’s faithfulness and that you will see her again in a better place. I pray for your strenth and patience.

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