Mary Charlotte Anderson, 94, of Beaufort, SC, died Friday, June 7, 2019 at her home surrounded by her children.\nShe was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Ernest W. Anderson.\n\nThe family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 12th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Anderson Funeral Home with a Rosary recited at 6:30 pm.\nA Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on June 13th at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 70 Lady Island Dr, Beaufort, SC. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.\n\nCharlotte Anderson was born in Jacksonville, FL, one of the 8 children of Alexander P. Merritt and Ruth Marie Wilson.\n\nCharlotte graduated from St. Francis School of Nursing in Charleston, SC. In 1945 she served as an Army Cadet Nurse in Augusta, GA and as an RN in several hospitals in the South. She was a devout catholic and long standing member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. As a lifelong military wife and mother, she is remembered for her faith, love of family, and her ministry within the church and the community. Through this faith and her prayers many blessings were bestowed upon family and friends.\n\nCharlotte is survived by her sister, Ellie McDonald of Lugoff, SC, her seven children, Ruth Thomas (Gary) of Beaufort, Wanda Rauseo (Mike) of Columbia, Hilda Phillips (Dan) of Lexington, Bonnie Feary (Carl) of Lexington, Ernest Anderson (Maria) of Havelock, NC, Vincent Anderson (Tisa) of Beaufort, Robert Anderson (Lisa) of Goose Creek, 13 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her siblings, Bob Merritt, Lee (Sis) Allen, Peggy Sanders, Curtis Merritt, Esther George and Mary Lou Ricketts.\n\nSpecial thanks to our Caregivers, Crystal Meadows (devoted granddaughter), Angie Gardner, Debbie Masters and Ashely Pagan for the loving care of Charlotte.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Peter's Catholic School or Church, 70 Lady Island Dr, Beaufort, SC 29907.