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Jimmy Lee Anderson

Published 12:00am Saturday, October 12, 2013

Nov. 21, 1934 — Oct. 5, 2013

NATCHEZ— Funeral services for Jimmy “Soul Man Lee” Anderson, 78, of Natchez, who died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Natchez Community Hospital, will be at 2:30 p.m. today at West Gate Funeral Home in the George F. West Memorial Chapel.

Burial will follow Tuesday at the National Cemetery under the direction of WAnderson,Jimmyest Gate Funeral Home.

Jimmy “Soul Man Lee” Anderson was born on Nov. 21, 1934, in Woodville, the son the late Jennie Lee Rising. He was reared by Mrs. Leola Newell in the Maple St. neighborhood, in which he lived on and off, for most of his life.

Survivors include three sons, Henry Bell Dorsey of Baton Rouge, Darryl Dunbar of Grenada, and DeWayne Corey of Minneapolis, Minn.; six daughters, Tracy Robinson McGee and husband, KeWayne of Garland, TX, Gloria Bell, Hilda Bell, Jannie Anderson, all of Baton Rouge, Mary Dunbar of St. Francisville, and Patricia Anderson of Woodville; two brothers, Jimmie “Mike” James, Jr. and Oliver James and wife, Martha, all of Woodville; one sister, Linda J. McMurtry and special friend, Melvin of Natchez; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; a special cousin, Essar Wilson and wife, Cheri; special friends, Sandra Robinson, Walter Squalls, Robert Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Joos; caregivers, Hilda and Kilwana; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations for Jimmy Anderson may be made at any Regions branch. Online codolences maybe sent to www.westgatefh.com.