Norfolk - Mrs. Joan Anderson, 80, went home to be with the Lord on April 22, 2013. She was a member of the Nurses Ministry of Macedonia Baptist Church, former First Lady of Bethel Baptist Church, and dedicated to her close friends. She is predeceased by her husband Rev. Dr. Frank Anderson, son Martin Howard, son-in-law Lynn McGilvary, granddaughter Eric McGilvary, and sisters Ruth Jackson and Maryalice Collins.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Bernadine McGilvary, Bernadette Howard, Frances Harper, Dawn Anderson-Basil; granddaughters Nicole McGilvary, Myranda Harper, Angela Harper; grandsons Thomas and Harrison Basil; sons-in-law Rev. Duane Harper and Keith Basil; cousins and friends.
Public Viewing: Graves Funeral Home Thursday, April 25, 1-8 p.m. www.gravesfuneralhomeinc.com
Funeral: Macedonia Baptist Church 1705 Shipyard Road Chesapeake on Friday, April 26, 11 a.m.