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Anderson Jeffress / April 10, 2018

Anderson Jeffress of Chase City, son of Aurelia Jefferson was born on Feb. 21, 1954. He was called home to eternal rest on Saturday, March 31. Anderson was educated in Mecklenburg County, and later joined the Job Corps. He was employed at English Construction until his health failed.. Anderson attended the Cedar Grove Baptist Church for years where he served as a deacon. He later joined the New St. Douglas Baptist Church where he served as trustee and usher until his decline in health.

Anderson loved his family, building bridges, and any other things he could he find for his hands to do.

He will be greatly missed.

He leaves to cherish his memories a devoted and faithful wife, Easter M. Jeffress of the home; three sons: Anderson Jefferies Jr. and Tavias Jefferies of Danville, and a devoted son, Tobias Jefferies presently residing in Korea; one daughter, Veronica Jefferies of Danville; a devoted step-daughter Charonica Mosley of Suffolk; a devoted sister, Elsie Jeffress of Chase City; one brother, Henry Jeffress of Skipwith; three grandchildren: Rashique Jefferies, Isaiah Olivis, and Xavier Jefferies of Danville; one step-granchild, Bryhanna Mosley Green of Suffolk; four great grand-children, Ny’Ziah, Kylan and Kaylann Jefferies and Noah White; his mother-in-law, Bettie Mosley of Clarksville; two sisters-in-law: Geraldine Henderson of North Carolina, and Rebecca Jones (Sherman) of Brodnax, three brothers-in-law: Norman L. Mosley of Chase City, Ollie R. and Paul J. Mosley of Clarksville; two nephews: the devoted, David Jeffress (JoAnne) and Henry Junior Jeffress; two nieces, Della Jeffress and Carolyn Reynolds (Marshall); a devoted cousin, Mary Smith (Samuel); two step siblings, Delories Williams (Leroy) and Geneva Hickman; three extened brothers: Greg, Steve, and Jason Jones; and a host of other family, friends and relatives.

Anderson was preceded in death by one sister.

Services were held Saturday, April, 7, 3 p.m., at New St. Douglas Baptist Church in Boydton,

Services was entrusted to Carters Funeral Home, Clarksville.

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