Funeral services will be held on at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Hickory Hill Baptist Church in Memphis. Interment will be at noon Friday at Bellamy Cemetery in Mound Bayou.
Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at E.H. Ford Funeral Home in Memphis.
She graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in Mound Bayou and attended Mississippi Valley State University, where she met her husband. She taught for 33 years at Hernando High School, retiring in 2006.
She is survived by her husband, Darryl K. Anderson; a daughter, Kontesa K. Anderson; a son, Darryl “Ken” Anderson II; a granddaughter, Dykotah Blocker; four sisters, Leola Jones-Jones, Nellie Mitchell, Erma J. Price and Juanita “Linda” Sawyer; two brothers, James Jones and W.C. Jones; the Anderson family; a host of nieces, nephews, colleagues, church members, former students, and friends.