|Birth: ||Jun. 23, 1919|
|Death: ||Dec. 2, 2007|
Uteaner Anderson, 88, of St. Augustine, died Dec. 2, 2007, at Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Anderson was the mother of Joe Ann Anderson Ulmer, a Civil Rights demonstrator and one of the St. Augustine Four. Mrs. Anderson was born June 23, 1919. She was united in marriage to the late Hurley Anderson Sr., and the mother of 13 children. She was an active member and deaconess of Zion Baptist Church.
She retired from the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, where she was employed for 23 years.
Uteaner was an active supporter of the Civil Rights demonstration and also an active supporter of her daughter's involvement in the demonstration during 1963. The youths were refused service at the Woolworth lunch counter and were subsequently sent to a reformatory school. Six months later they were released by the Governor's cabinet in 1964. Uteaner was a faithful supporter of the four youths, she even refused to sign the petition proposed for the parents of the four youth to sign and she also supported the Embrace our Youth Committee of St. Augustine, Fla.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Sams, officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Viewing will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Leo C. Chase & Son Funeral Home and from noon Saturday until the hour of service at the church.
She is survived by her sons, Hurley Anderson, Jr., Miami, Edward Anderson, Vermont James Anderson and Randell (Anna) Anderson, all of St. Augustine, The Rev. Kendall Kent (Karen) Anderson, Avery Anderson, both of Jacksonville; daughters, Joe Ann Ulmer, Jacksonville, and Dr. Fay Anderson Davis, St. Augustine; 45 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded also in death by her sons, Donald Anderson, Cornelious Anderson and Albert Anderson; and daughters, Patricia Ann Anderson and Delores Washington.
(St Augustine Record, 12/07/07)
Hurley Albert Anderson (1918 - 1997)*
Albert Ellworth Anderson (1944 - 2002)*
St. Johns County
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