Lener W. Sanders
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SALISBURY - Mrs. Lener Ruth Withers Sanders, 93, of West Fisher Street, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Genesis Eldercare of Salisbury.
Born Nov. 17, 1920, in Mecklenburg County to the late Ulysses Withers and Ollie Allison Withers, she was educated in the public schools of Rowan County and was a retired domestic worker.
A member of Cedar Grove AME Zion Church, Barbers, she was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Geneva Withers, Henrietta Toles, Myrtle Withers, Edith Feamster; brothers Theodis Withers, Frances Withers, Elmore Withers, William Withers, Charles Withers, James Withers, Floyd Withers.
She leaves precious memories to her loving daughters, Mary (James) Smith, Salisbury, Deborah (Calvin) Shaw, Landis, Betty Eller, Salisbury; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The family will be at the home on West Fisher Street and the home of daughter Betty Eller, 816 Lincolnton Road.
Arrangements: Services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20 at A.R. Kelsey Memorial Chapel of Noble and Kelsey Funeral Home Inc. Visitation is at 1 p.m. and Funeral at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Arthur Heggins officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
Noble and Kelsey Funeral Home, Inc. is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.nobleandkelsey.com
Noble & Kelsey Funeral Home, Inc. - Salisbury
223 E. Fisher Street Salisbury, NC 28144
Published in Salisbury Post on Aug. 19, 2014