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Versie Lee Hammonds Anderson
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Birth: May 17, 1913, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 2001, USA

Versie Lee Anderson, 87, moving from Memphis, Tennessee in 1946 she was most recently of Carpentersville, IL and formerly of Chicago, Illinois where she had lived for 53 years, died Thursday, January 4, 2001 at the Carrington Care Center, South Elgin, Illinois.
    She was born May 17, 1913 in Laconia, Tennessee, the daughter of Ulysses and Delia (nee Hart) Hammonds.
    She was a member of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago and a member of the Eastern Star of the Scotish Rite Order.
    The matriarch of five generations, she is survived by her husband, Warren Anderson, Sr. whom she married on June 5, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois; two sons, Rev. Warren (Carolyn) Anderson, Jr. of Tucson, Arizona and Ricardo Anderson of Hillside, Ill; her two daughters, Margaret Thomas of Carpentersville, Ill and Anna-Thea (Will III) Brooks of Elgin, Illinois; her sister, Victoria (Willie) Woody of Memphis, Tennessee; a sister-in-law, Luretha Hammond of Akron, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; eight great great grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, George B. and Louis R. Hammonds; and her beloved paternal grandmother, Sue Hammonds.
    Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2001 at 11 AM at the Sur-Way Missionary Baptist Church, 12000 S. Halsted Ave, Chicago, Illinois with Rev. Eleanor Miller officiating and the Eulogist will be Rev. Patrice Beamon. Burial will be in Oak Woods Cemetery in Chicago.
    Visitation will be on the day of the service, Tuesday, January 9, 2001 from 10 AM until the time of services at the church.
    The family has requested memorial tributes in Versie's name be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
    Arrangements by Wait-Ross-Allanson Elgin Funeral Chapel, 51 Center Street, Elgin, Illinois. For more information call 847-742-2100 or www.legacy.com 
 
Burial:
Oak Woods Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Jan 14, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5141754
 

Versie an iris from Tennessee.
- DeAnna Cooley
 Added: Jun. 29, 2001
Everyone should have at least one flower.
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 16, 2001
 
 
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