Services for Velma Ruth John Anderson were held Friday, June 27, 2014, at 10 a.m. from Old Canaan Baptist Church.

The Rev. Robert Paul Tubby officiated. Interment followed in the church cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services of Philadelphia is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Anderson, 50, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at her home.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Imogene Lewis John.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmy D. Anderson; father, Nelson John; son, Michael Wilson; sisters, Christina Cantrell and Shedonna Polk Greer; brothers, John Michael John, Robert Keith John and Nelson John, Jr.