Ms. Martha Ophelia Saunders, 80 of Lake City passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Baya Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lake City. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Alexander Hamilton Henry and Lila Anderson Henry. Ms. Saunders moved to Lake City in 1967 from Gainesville and she was a member of Gateway Baptist Church. She was a licensed real estate agent. She specialized in assisting low income families obtain Farmers Homes and she worked closely with the SHIPP Program to help them qualify. She enjoyed fishing at Cedar Key and Suwannee and was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Beech.
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Survivors include one son, Sidney Michael Saunders, Jacksonville; three daughters, Cindy J. Saunders and Jenny Morrison both of Lake City and Vickey Cline, New Port Richey, FL; one brother, Patrick Henry, Lawtey, FL; one sister, Mamie Norman, Whitehouse, FL; four grandchildren, Scotty Saunders, Kimberly Saunders, Christopher Saunders and Jennifer Morrison; and three great grandchildren, Kristina Saunders, Summer Saunders and Sean Saunders also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Pastor Steven Greene, associate pastor of Gateway Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 6-8:00 PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of GUERRY Funeral Home, Lake City. Please sign the guestbook at www.guerryfuneralhome.net
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2659 SW Main Blvd Lake City, FL 32025
Published in Lake City Reporter on May 7, 2013