The Newnan Times-Herald


Lilla M. Anderson

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Sep. 10, 2018 - 3:49 PM

Lilla M. (Sims) Anderson, 89, of Brockton, Mass., formerly of Boston, passed away Friday, August 30, 2018.

Born in Newnan, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late J.C. and Addie Sims. Lilla had worked at the Dunkin Donuts across the street from Berklee School of Music on Mass Avenue in Boston for 10 years, making many friends along the way. She was an Elder and Deacon of South End Neighborhood Church in Boston and loved reading the Bible. She also enjoyed crossword puzzles and watching game shows.

The most important thing to Lilla was her family, and she was deeply devoted to them all. 

Lilla was the wife of the late Toussaint W. Anderson Sr.; beloved mother of Toussaint W. Anderson Jr. and his wife Barbara Czernik-Anderson of Brockton, and the late Jill Anderson and Flora Jean Dean; loving grandmother of Erica Glenn, Rochelle Atkins, Courtney Rohan, Naviana Duterlien, Toussaint W. Anderson III, and Noah Anderson-Parker; sister of Jimmy Sims and the late Eldora Clark and Victoria Elliott; great-grandmother of five; and an aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held in Brockton, Mass. on Friday, Sept. 7.

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