A service to worship the Lord and honor the life of
Ms. Joycelin Anderson will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, January 7, 2022, at
St. Edwards Funeral Home in Bunkie, LA, with Pastor Christopher Ardoin
officiating. Visitation will be observed at the funeral home chapel from 9:00 A.M.
until time of service. Interment will follow immediately at Golden Chain Baptist
Church Cemetery in Cottonport, LA.
Ms. Anderson, age 68, a native of Cottonport, LA, passed away on Sunday,
December 26, 2021, in Madison, Alabama.
Joycelin was born on December 12, 1953, to the late Jessie Anderson, Sr.
and Theresa Hayward Anderson in Indian Bayou/Cottonport, LA.
After Joycelin completed her high school and vocational studies in
Louisiana, she moved to Houston, TX. Her keen attention to detail and excellent
organizational skills helped her to excel in the workplace. She was a Team Leader
and Senior Legal Executive Assistant at Transco Oil & Gas/Williams Company for
over 35 years, retiring in 2016.
She was extremely smart, a devout Christian, an avid reader, lover of games,
movies, and music. Joycelin served as secretary for her beloved Bunkie Carver
Class of 1971 African American Memorial Scholarship Foundation, and she loved
participating in everything related to the class reunions. She was a truly faithful
person and committed her whole heart to anything she was involved in. Above all
she cherished her family and it showed with every single effort she put forth.
Joycelin was a STELLAR LADY.
In addition to her parents, Joycelin was preceded in death by four (4)
brothers, Michael, Robert, David, and Harold Anderson; and two (2) sisters, Lois
Bonton and Paula Larcarte.
She is survived by her daughter, Tangie Malone (Dr. Allen) of Madison, AL;
four brothers, Jessie (Emma) Anderson, Jr. of Houston, TX, Richard (Lorraine)
Anderson of Morgan City, LA, Thomas (Nadine) Anderson of Baton Rouge, LA,
and Donald (Shirley) Friels of Cottonport, LA; one (1) sister, Sharon Irving of
Houston, TX; two (2) grandsons, Chase and Collin Malone; and one (1) great-
grandson, Camari Malone, all of Madison, AL; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives
and close friends.