Lewis Henry “Sweetum” Anderson, 79, born on November 1, 1937 and a resident of Pine Apple died at Baptist South August 30. The funeral service was held September 2 at 2 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church in Pine Apple. Reverend Bob Garrard and Reverend Glen Smith officiated and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directed. Burial followed at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation was held September 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home.
Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by parents, Snowden and Inez Anderson; sisters, Linda Stafford, Ruth Anderson and Wilberne Little and brother, James Anderson.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys J. Anderson of Pine Apple; sons, Robert Lewis Anderson of Pine Apple and James L. Roper of Greenville, and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mr. Anderson was a member and a deacon at Friendship Baptist Church and he was also a member of Gideon’s International.
The pallbearers were Samuel Sheffield, Tony Brantley, Joseph Till, Ty Ender, Charles Garrick, Mike Phillips, Johnny Ray Jones, and Richard Sheffield.
Please make online condolences at www.dunklinanddanielsfh.com.