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“There are no words I can say that could cover how my heart weeps for you and your family. Too young, much too young. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Christine Taylor - Nashville, TN

“Cathy and Mark - I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and my heart is with you. Marilyn Edwards (Geiger Tustin,...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Marilyn Edwards - TUSTIN, CA

“Cathy So sorry for your loss. I can not even imagine. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.James and Susan Shaw ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: James Shaw - Jackson, MS

“Mark- We are so very sorry for your loss of your son - I didn't know this was your son until I saw Doug and Diane last night - our prayers are with...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Robin Church

“I am so sorry for your loss. Matt was a good friend to our son, Thomas. I know the heartbreak you are feeling. If y'all need to talk you can contact...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Deborah Pittard - Spring Hill, TN

“We are deeply saddened by your loss. Our condolences and deepest sympathies go out to you. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Jeff Farris and Teresa !ong

“Our hearts are breaking Lord...Please wrap your arms around Matthew for he is so loved and missed. Lord help all of us in this time of such sadness....Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Craig and Julie Foote - TN

“May my prayers be with you all. And Matt will never be forgotten. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Marcus Beard - Columbia, TN

“I am so so sorry for your loss. I will always think of all the great times we all had at the ballpark. Those were the best days. I always wanted to...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Heidi Mabry - columbia, TN

“Our love and prayers.K ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Larry and Ann Hastings - TN

“I am so sorry to hear this. Your family will be in my prayers. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Andrews - Columbia, TN

“Lesley my heart breaks for you and your family sending prayers ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Carl and Kay Glascock - Lewisburg, TN

“I am sorry for you guys lost and praying for all of u he will be truly missed by mine. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Shaniqua Cooper - Columbia, TN

“Mark, Cathy and Leslie, please know that my heart and prayers are with you during this sad time. I know God is with your family and will see you all...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Christina Wells - Fitzgerald, GA

“Rest In Peace, Matt. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Jade Peppers - Columbia, TN

“Mark, I am so sorry for your loss. I'm here for anything friend! ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Chip Sternenberg - Franklin, TN

Matthew Garrett Anderson, 22, resident of Old Highway 99 in Columbia, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Saturday from 1:00 – 2:30 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com.

Born May 6, 1995 in Davidson County, he was the son of Mark William Anderson and Cathy Lynn Voss Anderson of Columbia. He was a 2013 graduate of Spring Hill High School and attended Columbia State Community College. Matthew was a real thrill seeker and never did anything half power. He enjoyed being outdoors, motorcycles, hanging out with friends and spending time with his nieces and nephew.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Leslie (Jimmy) Egerton of Columbia; brothers, Preston Anderson of Flint, Michigan, and Taylor Anderson of Columbia; paternal grandfather, John W. Anderson of Columbia; uncles, Thomas Anderson of Columbia, Kenneth Voss of Lawrenceburg, Larry (Judy) Voss of Lawrenceburg, Wendell (Judy) Voss of Columbia, Ronnie (Karen) Voss of Florence, Alabama; aunts, Jeanette (J.T.) Whitehead of Franklin and Gail (Charles) Browning of Ocala, Florida; nieces, Kali Foster, Maleah Egerton, Hailee Egerton, Emery Egerton, Charley Egerton; nephew, Kayden Collier; numerous cousins; and his golden retriever, Junior.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandmother, Marcia Anderson; and maternal grandparents, Roy & Georgia Voss.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Egerton, Jacob Voss, Tanner Wesson, Chase Mataruga, Aron Foote, and Blake Pewitt.

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