Dorotha Mildred Turk Sanders

Dorotha Mildred Turk Sanders, age 75, of Auburn passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.

Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, March 14, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Scott Wilson and the Rev. Matt Calvert will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 13, 2014, from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Sanders was born March 24, 1938, in Davidson, N.C., to the late Everett Lec Turk and Blanche Duncan Turk. She was a homemaker and a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. Dorotha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry O'dell Sanders; her son, Craig Everett Sanders; and her sister, Marie Thompson.

Mrs. Sanders is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Connie Sanders and Mike Garner of Great Falls, S.C.; son, Terry O'dell Sanders of Buford; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy Sanders and Doug Elrod of Auburn, Ga.; grandchildren, Courtney Elrod and Matthew Jarrett, Caleb Elrod, Natalie Garner, Thomas Garner, Joseph Sanders and Zack Sanders; her sister, Betty Anglin of Gainesville; and her brother, Arvin Turk of Gainesville.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in on Mar. 13, 2014