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Leila Bouknight Anderson

Leila Bouknight Anderson
  • November 4, 1935 - August 4, 2020
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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“Just heard about the loss of Leila Alice and wanted to express my deep sympathy to her family. I will always remember the frequent phone calls...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Joyce Anderson - Dickson, TN

“Lyn ,Blaine & family. You are all in Our Thoughts and Prayers. I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Nancy Y. Fitch - Friend

“Leila has a very special place in my heart and I was always drawn to her. I will really miss her and her smiles and hugs and sweet words. So glad she...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Cathy Condon - Friend

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Dorothy Magee - Friend

“My condolences to the family & friends I am sorry to hear about your Mother Lyn & my thoughts are with you all through the most difficult time . Your...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Dorothy Magee - Friend

“We send our condolences to all of Mrs. Anderson's family. God will keep each of you in his care, and will give you the strength in the days to come....Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Mabel/Richard Whitley - VA


Leila B Anderson, 84, of Charleston, SC, widow of the late Reverend William Francis Anderson, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

Leila was born November 4, 1935 in Memphis, TN, a daughter of the late William Allen Bouknight and the late Artelia Ballard Bouknight.

She is survived by her son, William A. Anderson (Amy) of Roanoke, VA and her daughter, Sarah Lyn Coon (Blaine) of Charleston, SC; her step-sons, James T. Anderson, Steve Anderson (Sharon), Gary Anderson, and her step-daughter, Linda McDevitt (John), her step-daughter-in-law, Barbara Anderson; 16 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter, Alice Frances Anderson, her step-son, William Anderson Jr., and her step-daughter-in-law, Debbie Anderson.

A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 1601 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston, SC 29407

Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, Charleston, SC 29414.

The funeral service video can be viewed by visiting the following: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/ZRY4Y9TZPH9XZ4ZD