Supervisor Doug Anderson dies at age 74 - - Jackson, MS

Anderson funeral service Saturday

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Funeral services for Hinds County Supervisor Doug Anderson will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Horizon Church International, 1750 Ellis Avenue, in Jackson. A burial service will follow at Garden Memorial Cemetery on Highway 49 North.

Anderson died Saturday, April 13, of heart complications. He was 74.

There will be two opportunities to view the body. Visitation for the general public will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Peoples Funeral Home. He will also lie in state at 10 Saturday morning until the funeral service begins at the New Horizon Church.

The District 2 Supervisor spent more than 19 years on the board.

He served more than 36 years in public office, including time as a former state representative and educator.

Anderson retired in December for health reasons, but returned three weeks later.

He is survived by wife Josephine and three children.

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