Erma Jean Bledsoe was born on July 26, 1932 to Fred and Ada Mae Bledsoe, in Stone Bluff, Oklahoma. She received her education through the Haskell School System. She retired from Hissom Memorial Center after 19 years of service. On December 24, 1949, she was united in holy matrimony to Charles Anderson. To this union seven children were born. Her parents, sisters, Luella (Lucy) and Rosetta (Rose), and son, Ponce de Leon Anderson, preceded her in death. Her legacy of love includes her husband, Charles, of the home; her children; Luella Marie Anderson of Florissant, MO. Symaria Ann Enoch (Harvey) of Lexington Park, MD. Wanda Jean McNack (Winfred) of Wagoner, OK. Charles, Jr. (Dovie), Fred Douglass, and Andre Antoine, of Tulsa, thirteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, one brother, Earnest Bledsoe of Tulsa, and a multitude of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.