The Meridian Star
Services for Roger Lee Anderson will be held Friday, at 2 p.m., at the Conehatta School Gym with Rev. Robert Patrick and Rev. George Dixon officiating. Burial will be in the St. Catherine Catholic Church Cemetery with Milling Funeral Home of Union in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Anderson, 65, of Conehatta, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Choctaw Health Center. Mr. Anderson served 41 years of Tribal Service, which included 19 years of Tribal Council. He also served 11 years of Military service.
Survivors include his wife, Sarina Anderson of Conehatta; three sons: Ricky Anderson and wife Phyliss of Carthage, Randy Anderson and wife Pamela of Conehatta, and Brandon Anderson of Conehatta; six daughters: Karen Thomas and husband Ferrell of Conehatta, Tarina McMillan and husband Harvey Sr. of Conehatta, Sheena Edwards and husband Kevin of Walnut Grove, Durnene Farmer and husband Brent of Conehatta, Jessica Smith and husband Buford of Philadelphia, and Sarrica Anderson of Conehattal one sister, Edvena John of Conehatta; 33 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; numerous foster children; and, numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Phillip and Ms. Zula Mae Anderson; one daughter, Lawanda Shenene Anderson; one grandchild, Jason Keith Anderson; one brother, Hilbert Daniel Anderson; and, two sisters: Vina Mae Jefferson and Mattie Lynn Ben.
Pallbearers will be Walter Wilson, Darren Taylor, Charles Moulds, Scott Thomas, Billy Robertson and Willie Charles McGee.
Honorary pallbearers are Mark Kelly, Rodgrick Anderson, Jaric Anderson, Kelby Anderson, Cody Anderson, Keantray Thomas, Alaric Keams, Lane Farmer, Kameren Taylor Hickman and Derek Reynolds.
Visitation begun Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at 3 p.m., at Macedonia Baptist Church.