Rowanda Anderson Lindley: Obituary


Rowanda Anderson Lindley, age 85, of Blue Ridge, GA, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN. She was born March 20, 1934, in Mineral Bluff, GA, to the late Reid Anderson and Hazel Harrison Anderson. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward Lindley, siblings Thelma Jarrard and Mary Kay Griffin, and grandson Ronnie Lynn Porter, Jr.

Survivors include: son, Ronnie Lynn Porter, Sr.; sister, Frances Earley; brother, Bobby (Ella Mae) Anderson; granddaughter Tracy Lynn Porter; great-grandchildren Alyssa and Mia Porter, and Carly and Ellie Wolfer; and many nieces and nephews also survive.

Rowanda and her husband owned and operated Lindley Cleaners in Marrietta, GA for a number of years. They retired in 1999 to Blue Ridge, GA where they resided until her passing. In her spare, time Rowanda enjoyed traveling and spending time with her sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Ferrell Earley.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 2:00 pm at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 2:00 pm.

The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Arrangements entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at

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