Zula Lamarion Lewis Anderson

Published 12:32 am Wednesday, August 9, 2017


NATCHEZ — Services for Zula Lamarion Lewis “Andy” Anderson, 81, of Natchez, who died Saturday Aug. 5, 2017, at her residence will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert N. Armstrong of Washington United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery in McCall Creek under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

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Mrs. Anderson was born Nov. 9, 1935, in Franklin County, the daughter of Elisha Holmes Lewis and Lukie Ezelee Allred Lewis.

Mrs. Anderson graduated from McCall Creek School in 1953, where she played basketball and held the title of Miss McCall Creek. She enjoyed employment with Sears & Roebuck Company for 20 years, and McRae’s for eight years, as well as at the Rosalie Gift Shop.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, George Washington Lewis and  Mary Jane Coward Lewis and Martin Ezekiel Allred and Zula Bell Case Allred; grandson, John Wayne Anderson;  granddaughter MaKenzi Rushing Jackson; and her brother Dr. Jerry William Lewis.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Robert Melvin Anderson; her sons, Robert Anderson and wife, Twana, of Marksville, La., Paul Anderson and wife, Ruth, of Natchez and Melvin Anderson of Natchez; grandchildren Kirstie Jacome’ and husband, Dr. Tomas’ Jacome’, Arin Rushing, Ellen Ayres, Twana Lee DeCuir and husband, Richard; great grandchildren Paola Jacome’, Tommy Jacome’, Emilia Jacome’, Will Rushing, Gabe Rushing, Landon DeCuir, Logan DeCuir, Cayde Jackson and Arrington Jackson; brother, Holmes Ronald Lewis; sister Karen Jane Lewis Redd and husband, Dub; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be, Alan Wadsworth, Daniel Redd, Byron Redd, Andrew Redd, Donis Byrd and Randy Harris.

The family extends special thanks to Dr. Jack Rodriguez and Camellia Hospice for their care and support. Memorial donations may be made to Washington United Methodist Church or the local VFW.

Online condolence may be sent to lairdfh.com