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Linda Rhodes Anderson

February 2, 1947 - March 27, 2022

Linda Rhodes Anderson, age 75, of Scotland Neck, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro.

Linda was born on February 2, 1947 to Maude and Pauline Rhodes in  Georgia. She was married to Walter Anderson for thirty-five years and was a member of Dawson Baptist Church. Linda loved her friends and family and enjoyed reading and traveling.

She was preceded in death by her father, Maude Rhodes; her mother, Pauline Bissette Rhodes; her sisters, Joan Joynes and Patricia Bray; and her brother, Jimmy Rhodes.

Linda is survived by her husband, Walter Wilson Anderson, Jr., her daughters, Lisa Jennell DeBow and husband Eddie of Rocky Mount, Deanna Michelle Whitley of Nashville, and Karen Bunn and husband Bill of Tarboro, NC; her grandsons, Michael Farmer and Jay Farmer of Richmond, VA, Dustin Joyner and wife Tiffany of Rocky Mount, Dillon Whitley of Wilmington, and Dustin DeBow of Rocky Mount; her granddaughters, Nicole Joyner and husband Harley of Rocky Mount, Brook Whitley of Nashville, and Caroline Faithful Mills and husband Jon of Tarboro; her great-granddaughters, Kayden Hawks of Rocky Mount, Matti Purdue of Rocky Mount, Raylee Joyner of Rocky Mount, and Zahra Robinson of Nashville; her great-grandsons, Chandler Hawks of Rocky Mount, Raylan Robinson of Nashville, and Camden Mills of Tarboro; and her sisters, Sue Phillips of Farmville, Kathy Boykins of Sharpsburg, Gail Parrish of Ormond Beach, FL, and Jackie Morgan of Sharpsburg.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck. A celebration of life graveside service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck, with Rev. Ricky Sorie officiating.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made directly to Dawson Baptist Church, 9775 Thirteen Bridges Road, Enfield, NC 27823 or online by clicking here.

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck is handling arrangements for the Anderson family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Time: 9:30 am - 10:45 am


Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service

101 West 7th Street
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Time: 11:00 am


Sunnyside Cemetery

4764 US-258
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

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