Johnny Lee Anderson

Johnny Anderson

Johnny Lee Anderson "Joe Louis" , 67,  passed away July 10, 2015 at Mainland Medical Center Hospital in Texas City, TX.  He was born February 13, 1948 in Lake Providence, LA to Novella Collins Anderson and Charlie Anderson.

Joe Louis attended Booker T. Washington school in Texas City and completed his formal education in the Job Corps.  He was a certified welder, by trade, and later went on to become an Independent Businessman. 

Joe Louis is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Georgia Ann Norris and Girtha Dixon.  He is survived by his children, Anthony "Sporty" Rivers Anderson, Novella  Anderson and Natasia Mason; the grand children, whom he adored, Hope Rivers, Faith Rivers, A'Mia Rivers, and Terrion Bellow; siblings, Charles (Ruby) Anderson, Katie (Floyd) Mayes, Lillian "Bushtail" Anderson, Cal Ray (Karen) Anderson, Melba Anderson, Angela Turner, Anthony (Mary) Anderson, Jessie (Clarence) Price and Joyce (Robert) Terry; aunts, Jessie Collins and Shirley Collins; uncles, Willie Collins, Harvey Collins and Joe C Collins and many other relatives and friends. 

A Public Visitation will be Friday, July 17, 2015  from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway Texas City, TX 77591.  Funeral Services will be Saturday at 12 Noon at Mt Zion Baptist Church 324 Third Avenue North Texas City, TX 77590.  Rev. Larry Johnson will officiate the services.  Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Hitchcock, TX.  Memorials may be sent to Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway Texas City, TX 77591.