January 23, 1916-April 10, 2013
Guylena Stubbs Anderson, 97, formerly of Gainesville, FL, died April 10, 2013 in Largo, FL. She was born in Freeport, FL on January 23rd, 1916 to Velma and William Stubbs and grew up in Sarasota FL.
After graduating from Florida Southern College and the University of Florida, she taught elementary school in Gainesville for many years, sharing her love of learning with hundreds of young students.
She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, PEO and a former board member of the Children’s Home Society. She loved cooking, gardening and Gator football.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Arthur Anderson. She is survived by her son, Chuck Anderson, of Orlando, FL, Daughter Cynthia Paganini and her husband Dan Mason, of Largo, FL, granddaughter and husband, Bonnie and Bob Sequin, grandchildren Charlotte and Nick Paganini, and great granddaughters Courtney and Cameron Seguin, as well as nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, April 15, 2013 11 am, at the First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville, 106 SW 3rd St, Gainesville, FL 32601. In lieu of flowers, any contributions can be made to the Children’s Home Society or the First Presbyterian Church.
I’m sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. Losing a parent is hard… at any age. May you gain comfort and strength from your loving memories and the Holy Scriptures . John 5:28,29 shows that Jesus will resurrect our dead loved ones in the future just as he did in the past. I hope you find that comforting. My deep sympathies to your family.
I extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family on your mother’s death. Your mother taught school with my mother and Mom thought the world of your mother. We were reading the Gainesville Sun and saw your mother’s obit in the paper. It brought back many fond memories! Please know your mother touched many lives during her time here and we share in your loss. Kind regards. Rick