Obits: Jesse Ceibert Anderson

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 17, 2014

Jesse Ceibert Anderson

Jesse Ceibert Anderson of Winston-Salem died 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 Mocksville. Mr. Anderson served his 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 more than 40 years, retiring as assistant controller. Mr. Anderson was an active member of New Hope United Methodist Church for more than 50 years, serving as church treasurer for more than 30 years. His hobbies included golf, ballroom dancing and travelling abroad. 

He is preceded in death by his wife, Nora Kiger Anderson, after 46 years of marriage. 

Survivors: 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 was held Sunday, July 13 at 3 p.m. at New Hope Methodist Church with Pastor Suzanne Michael officiating. Inurnment followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends prior to the service. 

Memorials: New Hope UMC, 5125 Shattalon Drive, Winston-Salem 27106.

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