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Zula Lamarion Anderson

Funeral services for Zula Lamarion Lewis “Andy” Anderson, of Natchez, are today, Aug. 10, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Laird Funeral Home Chapel in Natchez with burial at 2 p.m. at Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery in McCall Creek. Rev. (LTC) Robert N. Armstrong of Washington United Methodist Church will officiate the service.

Visitation will be today. Aug. 10, 2017, from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Anderson, 81, died Saturday Aug. 5, 2017, in the comfort of her home. She was born Nov. 9, 1935, in Franklin County, to Elisha Holmes Lewis and Lukie Ezelee Allred Lewis. She 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 Co. for 20 years and McRae’s for eight years, as well as at Rosalie Gift Shop.

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

Survivors are her husband of 64 years, Robert Melvin Anderson; sons, Robert Anderson and wife, Twana, of Marksville, Louisiana, Paul Anderson and wife, Ruth of Natchez, and Melvin Anderson, of Natchez; grandchildren, Kirstie Jacome’ and her husband Dr. Tomas’ Jacome’, Arin Rushing, Ellen Ayres, Twana Lee DeCuir and her 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 Redd; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are 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.