Whitney Anderson

July 5, 2017

Whitney Anderson, 27, of Lafayette, formerly of Frankfort, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette.

She was born on May 6, 1990 in Frankfort to Steve and Joni (Brouse) Anderson.  She was a 2009 graduate of Faith Christian School in Lafayette and earned her BS in 2014 from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.  She had previously worked as a consultant for MS Company in Indianapolis and was currently employed as a legal secretary for Rice & Rice Attorneys in Lafayette.  Whitney had been a member of Faith Family Church in Frankfort and was currently a member of Faith Church in Lafayette.  While at Liberty University, she was the president of the Concerned Women of America Campus Chapter.  She served and volunteered in her churches, Vision of Hope, and at Faith School.  She was active in pro-life marches and loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made in Whitney’s honor to the Concerned Women of America, Vision of Hope, or Faith Christian School with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Visitation and Services

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center in Frankfort.  Friends may visit from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017 at the funeral home.  Burial will be at a later date in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

Surviving along with her parents Steve and Joni are her Sister:  Kelsy (Jonathan) Tapp of Noblesville, IN;  Brothers:  Graham (Bethany) Anderson of Greenfield, IN and Brant (Sarah) Janner of Kokomo, IN;  Maternal Grandfather:  Richard Swackhamer of Frankfort, IN;  Aunts:  Tina (Jerry) Ewing of Frankfort, IN and Donna McGee of Tipton, IN.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents: Ed and Mona Hauenstine; maternal grandmother:  Sandra Swackhamer; maternal grandfather:  Thomas Brouse; paternal grandparents:  Ralph and Melva Anderson; and an infant brother:  Reece Mitchell Anderson.


Leave your Condolences

36 Condolences for “Whitney Anderson”

  1. Tom and Lisa Griffy July 6, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    Steve, Joni, and family-you are all in our thoughts and prayers. The Griffy family

  2. Ron & Erilda Coleman July 7, 2017 at 7:01 am

    Dearest Joni & Steve and family,
    There are no words that can ease your heartache. Just knowing and being around Whit, you experience the sheer “Joy and Love” she had for life and those lives she touched. We definitely don’t understand the why, but know God is cradling her in His arms and welcoming her into new life with Him. Our hope and comfort rests in knowing we will meet again.
    Giving thanks for Whitney’s life even though short. His Love Endures Forever.

  3. Debbie Mccollum July 7, 2017 at 10:07 am

    Steve and Joni,
    Thinking of you and praying for you during this difficult time.

  4. Scott Grass July 7, 2017 at 10:13 am

    Steve, Joni, and family,

    I’m praying for you and your family during this time. I pray that God’s comfort and peace will guide and direct you through these upcoming days. God is going before you right now and He is faithful. I’m thankful for Whitney’s life even though short.


    Mr. and Mrs. Scott Grass

  5. Kevin and Carol Hamilton July 7, 2017 at 10:19 am

    Joni and family,
    So sorry to read about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Carol and Kevin Hamilton

  6. Nancy Timmons July 7, 2017 at 10:28 am

    Dear Steve and Joni, Kelsey , Graham, Tina, Jerry, Dick and your entire family…there are no words of comfort at this time…just take comfort in knowing that she is in God’s loving arms now and that so many are here for you. We love you and are praying for you and for God’s healing and comfort. Rick, Nancy and Jordan

  7. Jo Ann Smith July 7, 2017 at 11:04 am

    Steve and Joni,
    My heart is breaking for you! But know that God is in control and He will be there for you in your time of sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with you and everyone that knew your precious Daughter. (HUGS and more Hugs) to you and Steve

  8. Linda Benge July 7, 2017 at 11:45 am

    Dearest ones…our hearts are heavy with this knowledge. ..no words…we have been where you are.. .our Loving Father sustains us now as He does you all…Our prayer is His Omniscience over everything and His Great Comforter holding you close.

  9. Shirley Wellman Bishop July 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Steve and Family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  10. Pam Griese July 7, 2017 at 1:48 pm

    Whitney will live forever in my heart and I will see her one day soon in Heaven. She was loved beyond comparison.

  11. Brenda Matson July 7, 2017 at 2:06 pm

    To the beautiful friend I made at work. I knew you as Shea, smart, funny and kind. No words can express the sorrow in my heart. Thanks for touching my soul. I won’t forget you.

  12. Kim Ray July 7, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    My heart goes out to all of Whitney’s family. I knew her as a child growing up at First Baptist Church. What a terrible loss of a young life. My sincere condolences and prayers to Steve, Joni and family.

  13. Marsha and Glenn Ashwell July 7, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    Praying for your family. My heart aches for each of you

  14. Jacklyn Snyder July 7, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    Steve, Joni, and family. My prayers are with you all in this time of loss.

  15. Jeff and Lorraine Allen July 7, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    Steve, Joni and family…so very sorry for your loss. We are praying for you all. May God bring you peace and comfort; Whitney was a beautiful sweet soul..The Allens

  16. Joni Spears July 8, 2017 at 7:54 am

    Joni and Steve and family,

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Joni Spears

  17. Joy Lanum July 8, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Joni, Steve and family,
    My heart continues to break for your family. Whitney was such a beautiful and sweet girl. Although there are no words to ease your pain, you can hang on to the fact that you will see her again. Much love, hugs and continued prayers.

  18. Susan Raney Mathews July 8, 2017 at 11:17 am

    To Steve, Lori, and families

    So, so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to each of you.

  19. Shawn and Erin Shaffer & family July 8, 2017 at 11:25 am

    Steve, Joni & family-
    Our hearts are broken for you. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Many, many hugs from Ohio.

    Shawn & Erin Shaffer and family

  20. Douglas Pennington July 8, 2017 at 12:50 pm

    Kelsey & Family,
    You have our heart felt condolence for the passing of your loved one.
    Doug & Vel Pennington

  21. Barb and Steve Schwendenmann July 8, 2017 at 2:47 pm

    We were shocked and saddened to read of Shea’s passing. Although we only knew her for a short time through our experience at Rice & Rice, we were very impressed with her sincerity and professionalism She was a very special person. Our Deepest Sympathy

  22. Patricia Johnson July 8, 2017 at 6:43 pm

    Dearest Kelsey and family,
    My thoughts and prayers are certainly with you at this heartbreaking time as you mourn the passing of your beloved sister.

  23. Ray Davis July 8, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    Steve and Joni and family,: My heart goes out to during this time of your loss of Witney, I can only Imagine what shes experiencing in the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus. my prayer for you in the difficult day’s ahead is our Father to bless you with comfort and peace and his grace will be sufficient.

  24. Ally Boardman July 8, 2017 at 9:21 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear about this. Prayers to you all–May God cover you in peace, strength, and comfort in this time.

  25. Nancy Stone July 8, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    I am a client of Rice and Rice. Whitney was so helpful for my needs at the office. She was enjoyable with her beautiful smile and sweet manner. I extend my sincere condolences to all who loved her.
    Nancy Stone

  26. Gloria East July 8, 2017 at 10:16 pm

    Steve, Joni, and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Whitney. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. May God ease your pain and bring you through this difficult time.

  27. Annette Carney July 9, 2017 at 9:35 am

    Steve Joni Kelsey and Graham…so very sorry for your loss of you daughter and sister! I pray God can give you peace and comfort thru this very difficult time!! Oh we can see her rejoice in the presence of our Lord!! Was very blessed to have known her and that I can still see her beautiful smile.

  28. Darleen (Sedwick) Bartley July 9, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    Steve and Joni
    My thoughts and prayers are with you ,,

  29. Jolene Ammons July 9, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    Prayers for the Anderson family, Sheryl and family. Memories will keep her in your hearts.

  30. Carolyn and Walter Brown July 9, 2017 at 5:26 pm

    We were so sorry to read this sad news!

    Shea made a lasting impression on both of us
    in our meetings these last few months as clients of
    Rice&Rice— Her knowledge and brilliant smile
    will never be forgotten by either of us.

    Our deepest sympathy to all who loved her.

  31. Teresa Thompson July 10, 2017 at 11:58 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. Lifting your family up in prayer and all of those that loved and cherished Whitney. Praying for God’s peace and strength over all of you.

  32. Carolyn Dellingner July 10, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    So sorry for your loss and prayers are on the way for you and your family love you all so much

  33. Susan Boldt Richey July 10, 2017 at 3:01 pm

    Joni and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Whitney. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  34. Roger July 10, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    I’m shocked and saddened by the loss of Whitney my thoughts and prayers go out the Anderson’s. God bless you all.

  35. Doris Jackson July 10, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    Dear Family,
    I just watched Whitney’s memorial video. My thoughts….so beautiful, so talented, so loved. She will be forever missed.

    The Jackson’s
    Mike and Doris

  36. Jack and Marcia Snyder July 10, 2017 at 10:55 pm

    There are no words we can share. We just send our love, hugs, and prayers to all of you.

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