Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Rose Wanda Hedge Andrews was born on March 2,1927 to Rosa Davis and Doc Hedge in Hayti, MO. She passed away peacefully on March 4, 2022, at the age of 95 in Oxford, MS.

Wanda grew up in Hayti, MO where she met her future husband, J.D. Andrews, and they married in 1948. Wanda was an active member of First Baptist Church in Hayti, MO where she was the pianist for the children’s department. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi where she made many lifelong friends and enjoyed community activities. Wanda’s grandchildren were her pride and joy and she enjoyed being a part of their life and all their activities.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, J.D. Andrews. She is survived by her daughter, Beth Andrews of Oxford, MS, her grandson, Jay Carmean (Wendy), her granddaughter, Sarah Carmean McLellan (Michael) and four great grandchildren, Jane Reeves Carmean, Evelyn Rose Carmean, Andrews McLellan, and Elizabeth Rose McLellan, of Oxford, MS. She is also survived by her niece, Linda Phillips, great-niece, Andrea Jones, and great-nephew, Jeffery Melton who were especially dear to her heart. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kindred Hospice, specifically Leigh Ann Morgan, and to the staff of Elison Assisted Living, and her caregiver, Pauline Perry for their compassionate care.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 1 p.m., in the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti, with Brother Mark Hoover officiating. Pallbearers were Jay Carmean, Paul Carmean, Brandon Jones, Michael McLellan, Jeffrey Melton, and Dennis Phillips. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Hayti, Missouri

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy or memorial contributions in Mrs. Andrews’ memory be made to First Baptist Church, 201 East Lincoln, Hayti, Missouri 63851.

John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti in charge of arrangements.