Mr. Earl Anderson, Sr.
Services for Mr. Earl Anderson, Sr. will be tomorrow (July 19, 2016) at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Paul COGIC in Lexington, MS.
Elder Johnny Forrest will be officiating.
Interment will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Lexington, MS.
Earl L. Anderson, Sr. was born June 13, 1936 in Lexington, MS to the late Homer Jefferson and Hattie Mae Anderson.
Earl departed this life on July 12, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. and entered into eternity, forever more.
Earl was united with Hattie Mae Johnson in 1957 and from their union 3 children were born. Earl relocated to Chicago at the age twenty-eight. He resided there until his mid-fifties and then returned back to Lexington, MS.
Earl, better known as “Bubba”, began his manly role at an early age. He quit school to help provide for his mother and sister. In his youth, he was active as a pitcher for the School-House Bottom baseball team. As a young man, he delivered medicines for Rexall Drug Store and later worked as “The Butcher” for Autry Grocery. As a man, Earl considered himself a “Jack-of-all-Trades, working as a laborer for a candy company and working in maintenance for several apartment complexes. He was a skilled carpenter/painter and a cook and Master Barbequer.
Earl is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents; Henry and Priscilla Rowe Wigley, two sons; John Bernard Hill and Tennial Boyle, eight brothers and sisters; Merdis, Henry, Pledge, Maggie, Linn Jr., Charles, Willie Earl, and Katherine.
Earl leaves to cherish his memories his wife; Hattie Mae Anderson, his children; Murlean Wilson (Dallas, TX), Jean Anderson & Earl L. Anderson, Jr. (Lexington, MS), Jackie Beverly, Michael Boyle, and Gregory Boyle (Chicago, IL), twin sister; Earlean Crocket (Lom Poc, CA), fifteen grandchildren, six great grandchildren, special friends; Ms. Earlean Boyle, Ms. Barbara Noel, John Henry Harris, James Pate, and Fred Lindsey. Earl will be dearly missed by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.