Wanda Marie Anderson, 39, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Walter James Backes and Susan Darlene (Backes) Castro, was born on Jan. 25, 1969, in Oakland, Calif. She died Oct. 22, 2008, at her home in Salem. She was a self-employed carpenter.
She is survived by: her mother, Susan Castro of Evening Shade, Ark.; stepfather, Art Pena' of Evening Shade; three brothers, David Welch of Salem, Zzyxy Hall of Hardy, Ark., and Chance Hall of Hardy; two sisters, Bobbie Pyle of Ozark Acres, Ark., and Mya Hall of New York, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Ruby Thomas of Salem,; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Arrangements were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem.
Donations preferred to the family.