Linda Mae Johnson Anderson

April 29, 1948 ~ December 23, 2020

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Mrs. Linda Mae Johnson Anderson, 72, died Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at her home in Oxford, MS. A private graveside service will be held in Eastover Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Charles Lipe officiating.

Born in Panola County in 1948, Mrs. Anderson formerly worked as a beautician and she and her husband were the longtime owners of Anderson Communication. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church and was affectionately known as “The Boss” by her family.  Her children recall that she created a home full of warmth, tradition and love and was an excellent homemaker. Her family brought her the greatest joy and she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Wesley Johnson.

Survivors include her husband, Ottis Anderson of Oxford, MS; her mother, Alma Loyce “Polly” Johnson of Oxford; a son, Hal Anderson and his wife, Jane of Oxford; four sisters, Mary Ann Evans of Oxford, Diana Jean Davis of Oxford, Cathy Lynn Notestone of Monticello, GA, and Brenda Loyce Gill of Oxford; three brothers, James Thomas Johnson of Oxford, Donald Wayne Johnson of Jacksonville, FL and Michael Stephen Johnson of Oxford; two grandchildren, Wesley Dean “Wes” Anderson and Taylor McKenzie Anderson and three great-granddaughters, Ramsey Lynn Anderson, Maelee Reed Anderson and Anna Wesley Anderson.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Anderson’s memory may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 15 CR 207, Oxford, MS 38655.

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