Mrs. Sanders died of congestive heart failure at 10:48 Thursday, December 16, 2010.
She was born August 22, 1930 in Caldwell County to the late Garland Wood and Mayme Lee Larkins Wood.
She was a homemaker and co-owner of Cadiz and Wallonia IGA, a member of the Women’s Club and of the Wallonia Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Murl Sanders, Jr.; and one sister, Betty Jean Wood.
Survivors include one brother, Bob Wood (and wife Patsy) of Caldwell County; three sisters, Rose Mitchell of Trigg County, Nancy Cates of Evansville, Ind. and Mari Anna Welch of Mt. Washington; two daughters, Janice Sanders Boyd (and husband Larry) of Cadiz and Cindy Sanders Laxton (and husband Bob) of Reston, Va.; one son, Bruce Sanders (and wife Lennie) of Cadiz; seven grandchildren, Johnston Boyd of Bowling Green, Aubree Denton of Georgetown, Scott Sanders of Cadiz, Bryce, Colby, Isabel and Joy Laxton of Reston, Va.; and 1 great granddaughter, Piper Anne Boyd of Bowling Green.
Pallbearers were Johnston Boyd, John Wood, Roger Boyd, Joe McCormick, Firmon Cook III, Vance Cook and Bobby Ward. Music was provided by Bonnie Boyd pianist, and Bobby Goodwin vocalist.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH. 44720 or Wallonia Baptist Church, c/o Roger Boyd, Jr., 225 Tyler Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.