"I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth" Psalm 34
Mother Lois Minnie Anderson of 138 Jackson Lane, Waverly, Va., departed her life suddenly on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at her residence.
Mrs. Anderson was a member of Zion Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church for 40 years. She was mother of the church and ministry under the direction of Elder Willie Williams.
Mrs. Anderson was born Sept. 8, 1937, in Waverly, Va., to Linwood and Della Graves. She was married to Jessie J. Anderson for 50 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie J. Anderson; father, Linwood Graves; mother, Della Graves; and brother, Leroy Graves Sr.
She leaves to cherish her memories, two sons, Minister James Anderson (Sandra) and Willie Anderson (Joyce); two daughters, Brenda Anderson (Herbert Beasley) and Auguestine Anderson; grandchildren, devoted, Tiara Anderson, Sheri and Preston McCray, Khalil Ransome, Iyana, Joran, Sherell and Senawetta Parson and Leilani Evans; one brother, John Graves Sr.; brother-in-law, Edward Anderson; sisters-in-law, Ida Jemison, Annie Graves and Joyce Graves; devoted cousin, Dr. Bishop Robert Jones, pastor of Greater Faith Apostolic Church; devoted friends, Bernice Holmes, Bessie Givens, Gladys Burgess, Junius Givens and Gloria A. Turner; and a host of other cousins, relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held noon Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Zion Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4424 Spring Branch Road, Waverly, Va.; Elder Willie T. Williams Jr., pastor, eulogist. The interment to follow in the church cemetery.
Honorary and active pallbearers are asked to assemble 11:30 a.m. at the church.
The family will assemble at 11 a.m. the day of the services and receive friends at 138 Jackson Lane, Waverly, Va., and may be contacted by calling 804-834-2876.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mrs. Anderson online at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com