Esther Anderson, 86, of Portsmouth, died Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the SOMC Hospice Center. Born on February 6, 1926 in Scioto County, she was a daughter of the Bruce Harrison, Sr. and Maude Lane Harrison. Surviving are a son, Kenneth Sexton and a sister, Mamie Stambaugh. Services will be at the convenience of the family with Rev. Peter Michael officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN PORTSMOUTH.