Mother Lula Mae Anderson

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Mother Lula Mae Anderson


I fought a good fight….. II Timothy 4:7-8a.

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Funeral Service for Mother Lula Mae Anderson, age 90, will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Noon at Rose of Sharon Church of God in Christ. Elder David Simmons will officiate at the services. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time.

On January 20, 2019, Mother Lula Mae Anderson transitioned from this life in Portland, Oregon, to eternal life. She was born August 1, 1928 in Tylertown, MS to the late Wright and Lizzie Brumfield.

Mother Anderson was a longtime member of the Rose of Sharon Church of God in Christ and served under several pastors including the presiding pastor, Elder David Simmons, until she moved to Portland, Oregon. She became a member of St. Luke Memorial Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Elder Leanell Adams where she attended faithfully until her health declined.

Mother Anderson, a true servant of the Lord, served faithfully in areas such as Church Mother, Sunday School Superintendent, Bible Band, Prayer Band and Sewing Circle. She was a person who was always on time, regardless if she was the only one there, she would start singing and praying.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Benjamin Anderson, Sr.; her mother and father, Wright and Lizzie Brumfield, Sr.; 2 daughters, Virgie Lee Jackson and Willie Nell Bell, and a son, Jeffery Lynn Anderson, Sr.; her brother, Lionel Brumfield; 3 sisters, Annie M. Guy, Jessie Emma Quinn and Clara Smith.

She leaves to cherish her memories; daughters, Mary Termon of Knoxville, Tennessee, Louise (Tom) Taylor of Bellevue, Nebraska, Jennie (George) Nicholson of Landover, Maryland, Helen (Willie) McLaurin of Landover, Maryland, Dr. Linda Jenkin of Picayune, Benjamin (Juliette) Anderson, Jr. of Portland, Oregon, Janice Anderson of Portland, Oregon and Aretha Anderson of Nashville, Tennessee; sisters, Melvenia Jackson of Portland, Oregon and Irma Jean Badon of Portland, Oregon, and brother Wright Brumfield, Jr. of Portland, Oregon.

She also leaves to cherish her memories 29 grandchildren, 66 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great- grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. Let the work she has done speak for her.

Interment will be in the Picayune Cemetery.

Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home.