Charmaine Anders

Published 2:21 pm Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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Charmaine Marshay Dyson Anders stepped into the loving arms of her heavenly father on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, niece, cousin, friend, and an all-around good person.

Lovingly cherishing her memories are: two sons Mitchell Dyson of Mt. Hermon, and Michael Dyson of Hammond; three brothers, Douglas (Marietta) Dyson of Beaumont, Texas, Phillip (Cassandra) Dyson of Houston, Texas, and Elder Darren (Gwen) Dyson of Osceola, Ark.; sister-in-law, Constance Dyson of Kentwood; brother-in-law, Reginald Grant of Baton Rouge; grandchildren, Amiryan Dyson and Amazin Dyson, both of Franklinton, Malik Dyson of Mt Hermon, and Tyler Dyson of Hammond; one great-grandson, Malik Dyson Jr. (affectionately called “M.J.”) of Mt. Hermon; a god-daughter/niece, Brittny (Luther) Dyson-McCray of McComb, Miss.; two special nieces, Tangela (Irvin) Range of Walker, and Trinity (Cobey) Grant of Baton Rouge; nieces, Destiny, Darian (Sean), Daja, Brook, and Tremaine; nephews, Paul Jr. Daron, Blake, Ryan, and Cameron; three aunts, Bernadine Blackburn of Mt. Hermon, Evelyena Cutrer of Dayton, Ohio, and Mae Helen Hookfin of Kentwood; two uncles, William Cutrer of Kentwood, and Wilton Dyson of Mt. Hermon; and a host of other relatives, cousins, co-workers, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, the Rev. Lenzie and Creola Dyson; brother, Paul Dyson Sr.; and sister, Conchita Grant.

A drive-through viewing will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton.

A private funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 18, at Crain and Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Porter, officiating, and the Rev. Kerry James, eulogist.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at