Alton Anderson, Sr.
LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Syrie Funeral Home for Alton Anderson, Sr., 96, who died December 29, 2012 at his daughter's residence.
Services will be conducted by Michael Doucet.
He is survived by five sons, Eddie Anderson, Sr. of St. Martinville, LA, Rickey Anderson, Sr. (Alverta) of St. Gabriel, LA, Hilman Anderson of Scott, LA, Alton Anderson, Jr. (Genelda) of Houston, TX, Alvin Anderson, Sr. (Doris) of Baton Rouge, LA; five daughters, Rochelle A. Johnson (Willie) of Lafayette, LA, Prescilla A. Comeaux (Jessie) of Sulphur, LA, Beverly A. Coleman of Cade, LA, Agatha A. Joseph (Percy) of Baton Rouge, LA, Ruth A. Lavalais (Marion, Jr.) of Baton Rouge, LA. Also reared as his own included, Clifton Cormier (Denise), Alvin Cormier (Linda), Gerard Cormier, all of Lafayette, LA, along with raising and caring for more than 26 foster children. He is also survived by 46 grandchildren, 89 great grandchildren and 21 great-great grandchildren. He also leaves to mourn a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Thibeaux Anderson; three sons, Aaron Anderson, Allen Anderson, Nelson Anderson; his parents, Dassas and Marie Chaisson Anderson; two sisters, Mildred A. Monette, Mable A. Cole; three brothers, Milton Anderson, Albert Anderson and Elmo Anderson.
Visitation will be held Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Syrie Funeral Home from 7:30 a.m. until time of service.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to Syrie Funeral Home, Inc. of Lafayette, LA.