Mrs. Sanders passed away of natural causes at 12:23 a.m. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at Bradford Heights in Hopkinsville.
She was born Sunday, July 17, 1921 in Caldwell County to Dewey Ward and Daisy McKinney Keller.
Mrs. Sanders was a member of Cerulean Baptist Church. She retired from Shady Lawn Nursing Center with 35 years of service where she worked as a nurses aide.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Edward “Toodlum” Sanders, son Bobby Sanders and brothers J.E. Keller and Percy Keller.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Rose Sanders of, Cerulean; daughter-in-law Wesileen Sanders Starr of Cerulean; grandchildren Kim and Tracy Ezell, Julie and Daniel Colley, Kevin and Cheryl Sanders, Tanya and Jason Crick; step-grandchildren Melvin White and Tony and Irene White, great grandchildren Landon Ezell, Logan Ezell, Kelsey Colley, Cayden Colley, Ericka Sanders, Mackenzie Sanders, Brayden Sanders and Karlee Crick; and step-great grandson Joshua White.
Pallbearers were Kevin Sanders, Melvin White, Jason Crick, Daniel Colley, Tracy Ezell and Kyle Talavera.
Honorary pallbearers were Landon Ezell, Logan Ezell, Kelsey Colley, Cayden Colley, Ericka Sanders, Mackenzie Sanders, Brayden Sanders, Karlee Crick, Joshua White, Donnie Keller, Ronnie Keller, Billy Keller, Bennie Keller, Brent Keller, Wayne Keller, Billy Turner, Jeff Broadbent, Bill Marshall, Mike McGill, Joe Taylor, Mike Bowers, Malcolm Sons and Willie Wilson.
Music was provided by Mike Bowers, vocalist, and Grace Turner, pianist.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cerulean Baptist Church PO Box 86, Cerulean, KY 42215.