Frances (Anderson) Jefferson

April 18, 1927 ~ November 26, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Frances Jefferson Obituary

Mrs. Frances A Jefferson was born on April 18,1927 to the late Willie Mae Anderson and late George Anderson. Mrs. Frances A Jefferson died November 26, 2023 at her home, Newberry, South Carolina.

She joined Bethlehem Baptist Church of Newberry, S.C at a very early age, where she was on the Deaconess Board and served faithfully and supported her church in any way . She was very active in church until health declined. She became the Mother of Church on September 22, 2022. Mrs. Frances A. Jefferson also a member of Women Home Aid Society of Lodge #15.

Mrs. Frances A. Jefferson was educated in the public school system of Newberry County where she graduated from Drayton Street High School in 1945. She continued her education by attending Benedict College receiving her Bachelors of Art Degree in 1953. She also received her Masters of Education at North Carolina of Durham in 1966. Frances A. Jefferson was one of the Founding member of and a Charter Member of PI Beta Omega Chapter; member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. in 1985. She taught in varies school districts: Newberry, Richland and Sumter Counties.

Mrs. Frances A. Jefferson was predeceased by her husband Ezekiel Jefferson, son Anthony Jefferson.

Mrs. Frances A. Jefferson leaves to cherish her fond memory; her friends and family, two special cousins: Caddie Howell of Marietta, Georgia, Charles Boozer of Columbia, S.C., devoted family members: Sandra (Leon) Whitener, Amanda Love and Stefan Bradley Love Jr., and the youngest family member she refers to as her joy, Sariyah Brielle Love. One special friend Mr. Thomas Nathaniel Bookman who is the only surviving classmate of the Class of 1945.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 12:00 pm at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel.  Burial will follow in Werts Cemetery.  Public viewing will be on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel followed by the Ivy Beyond the Wall ceremony.

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November 29, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel

Celebration of Life
November 30, 2023

12:00 PM
Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel


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