In Loving

Claudia Anderson Chisholm

Nov. 25, 1929 – May 14, 2020

Claudia Anderson Chisholm, 90, of Louisa County, went home to be with the Lord and reunite with her soulmate, Louis, on May 14, 2020 at Dogwood Village of Orange. She is preceded in death by her husband Louis Pendleton Chisholm Jr. She was the daughter of Herman S. Anderson Sr. and Myrtie Estelle Vaughan of Buckingham. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Shield H. Anderson and wife, Barbara of Buckingham and brother-in-law Emmett McCraw.

She is survived by her sister Estaline Anderson McCraw of Appomattox; her son, Dr. Louis R. (Randy) Chisholm and wife, Wendy W. of Midlothian; daughter Brenda C. Morris and husband, William (Bill) Morris of Orange; as well as her grandchildren Sarah E. Chisholm and fiancé James Scherr of San Diego, Blake Chisholm of Midlothian and Kristen M. Weldon and husband, Drew of Charlottesville.

Claudia was an avid gardener, cook, crafter and historian. She attended Longwood College and was a member of Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority. She was a longtime member of Elk Creek Church, UDC, DAR, Louisa Historical Society and co-author of “Historic Homes of Louisa County”. She volunteered as a girl scout leader, participated in county fair activities and numerous civic organizations throughout Louisa County. She was a travel and work companion to Louis during his many years of VA Farm Bureau employment. Together they spent countless hours farming and restoring 2 historic homes in Louisa. She is best known for her deep faith in God, strong sense of community, being a kind neighbor and most of all her love for her family.

“CC”’s family would like to thank her loving caregivers at Dogwood Village for the compassionate care given to her in her time of need.

A private burial was held at Elk Creek Church in Mineral on May 16th.  A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to Elk Creek Baptist Church, 5916 Kentucky Spring Rd. Mineral VA 23177 or Louisa Historical Society, P.O. Box 1172 Louisa, VA 23093.