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Jesse C. Anderson

March 27, 1926 - July 5, 2014
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Jesse Ceibert Anderson of Winston-Salem passed away on July 5, 2014. He was born in the city to the late Avery Samuel Anderson and Ina Roberts Anderson. Most of his early years were spent in Davie County, first on the family farm, and later in the town of Mocksville. Mr. Anderson proudly served our country aboard the naval cruiser USS Nashville in the Pacific during World War II. After the war he moved to Winston-Salem to attend business school and met his future wife when both lived at the same boarding house. Following business school he sold lady's shoes among other jobs before being hired by Pilot Freight Carriers, where he was...
Jesse Ceibert Anderson of Winston-Salem passed away on July 5, 2014. He was born in the city to the late Avery Samuel Anderson and Ina Roberts Anderson. Most of his early years were spent in Davie County, first on the family farm, and later in the town of Mocksville.

Mr. Anderson proudly served our country aboard the naval cruiser USS Nashville in the Pacific during World War II. After the war he moved to Winston-Salem to attend business school and met his future wife when both lived at the same boarding house. Following business school he sold lady's shoes among other jobs before being hired by Pilot Freight Carriers, where he was employed for over 40 years, retiring as Assistant Controller. Mr. Anderson was an active member of New Hope United Methodist Church for over 50 years, serving as church treasurer for over 30 years. His hobbies included golf, ballroom dancing and travelling abroad.

Jesse is preceded in death by his loving wife Nora Kiger Anderson after 46 years of marriage. Those left to cherish his memory include his son Michael and wife Pat, his daughter Lou Singleton and husband Bill; grandchildren, Tristan Anderson, Sarah Anderson, and Corrina Singleton; great grandchildren Elijah Brinson, Norah Brinson, and Lydia Lee; sisters Margaret Harris of Greensboro and Nancy Caudle of Asheboro; and nieces, nephews, and several great nieces and great nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, July 13 at 3:00 pm at New Hope Methodist Church with Pastor Suzanne Michael officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 5125 Shattalon Drive, Winston-Salem NC 27106.

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