Amelia Jackson Zanders

Published 7:37 pm Friday, December 7, 2012

Amelia Jackson Zanders, 102, of Demopolis passed away on Dec. 2 at the Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home in Demopolis. She was born Sept. 5, 1910, in Gallion.

She was a member of the Evening Star Baptist Church in Gallion.

She is survived by a sister, Daisy Rowser, four children: Minnie Scott and Rosevelt (Daisy) Zanders of Demopolis, Steve Zanders of Cleveland, Ohio, and Emanuel (Yvonne) Zanders of Baton Rouge, La; one very devoted nephew, Beverly Sams Jr. (Demopolis); nephews and nieces; more than 24 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren; and 20 great-great grandchildren; a very special friend and caregiver, Gina Y. Evans; and numerous cousins (the oldest-Josephine Daniels); other relatives; and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, five children, two sisters, and three grandchildren.

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Family hour was held on Friday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. at Julia L. White Funeral Home in Uniontown.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 1 p.m. at the Evening Star Baptist Church in Gallion with the Rev. Floyd James officiating. Burial will be in the Evening Star Cemetery.

Arrangements by Phillip White’s Julia L. White Funeral Home of Uniontown.