Lewisburg-Louise Anderson Senter, 98, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Greenbrier Health Care Center in Lewisburg.
She was the daughter of John Anderson and Sallie Anderson. She was born on the family farm on what is now known as Farmdale Road in the Meadow Bluff District, Greenbrier County, on Jan. 21, 1921.
Louise graduated from the old Smoot High School before attending then Marshall College in Huntington. Graduating from the Teacher’s School of Marshall College Louise started her long teaching career at various schools in Greenbrier County in the ‘40s. She married Thomas Russell Senter in 1949 whom she met at Marshall College, and moved to Birmingham, England where Thomas worked for the State Department. She taught at the prestigious American School before son, James, was born. They moved to the Philippines where Louise taught at the American School in Manilla before giving birth to son, John.
Moving back to the United States Louise continued teaching 20 years at Woodhull Preparatory School in New York City from which she retired. When Thomas retired they moved back to Greenbrier County and spent their retirement years in Lewisburg.
She was preceded in death by husband, Thomas Russell Senter of Lewisburg; brother, Charles Isaac Anderson of Cincinnati, OH; and sister, Betty Jo Stephens of Abingdon, VA.
Louise leaves two sons, James Russell Senter (Margie Senter) of Lewisburg and John Ernest Senter; James and Margie’s children, Thomas Senter, James Senter, Jr., both of Florida and daughter Erin Norton, of Hohenfels, Germany, and their grandchildren, Zach, Samantha, James, Christopher and Lenny; John’s children, Jake Senter, Scott Senter, and Brandon Senter, all of Virginia; foster-brother, William Legg of Meadow Bluff; nephew, Larry Legg, and nieces, Linda Shoemaker and Louvonne Arbuckle.
As per Louise’s wishes, she will be cremated and no public service will be held.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
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