Anderson, Elizabeth Jane Lee, age 71, a resident of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, at a local hospital on November 15th, 2011, after an extended strong fought cancer battle. She was born in Forest, Mississippi to Former Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice and Mrs . Percy M. Lee on December 13th, 1939. She was one of eight children. A funeral service will be held November 17th at 7pm. at Leak Memory Chapel in Montgomery. Dr. Jay Wolf will be officiating the service. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at 6pm. A private burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery the next morning.
Mrs. Anderson graduated from Forest High School in 1957 and from Mississippi College in 1961. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Dr. James Noble Anderson; son, Dr. James Noble Anderson, Jr.,daughters;Beth Sullivan(Paul), Lee Batey(Todd),grandchildren , Christianna Lee Sullivan, Mary Elizabeth Sullivan , Katherine Ruth Sullivan, and James Noble Anderson III, Her brothers ;retired Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Noble Lee, Sr,Forest,Mississippi, Robert Edward Lee, Clinton,Mississippi and U.S. District Judge Tom S. Lee(Norma Ruth) of Jackson,Mississippi, as well as many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by brothers Percy Mercer Lee, James Walter Lee, Charles David Lee and sister Annie Laurie James.
Jane will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was a devoted lady of Christian faith. She had a wonderful gift of giving and providing for others. She was a very loving mother, and was humble, gentle and kind.