A resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Ethel, LA, she passed away on September 2, 2013, at age 81 at St. Joseph's Carpenter House. She retired as a Dietary Manager. Visiting at Second Baptist Church Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 8 a.m. until religious services at 10 a.m., conducted by Rev. Leo Cyrus. Interment at Southern Memorial Gardens. She is survived by three daughters, Matricia Green, Jerry D. Sanders, Josie M. Brumfield; three sons, Herbert J. Sanders Jr., (Ann) John W. Sanders, (Sylvia) and Willie J. Sanders, (Elaine), two sisters Mattie Slack (Leo), Lovie Robertson, one brother Joe McKnight (Mary) all of Baton Rouge; one brother-in-law Toler Sanders (Barbara), six sisters-in-law Ivy Lee Grimes of Baker, LA, Bernice Howard, Fannie Griffin of Chicago, IL, Lee Ella Sanders, Irean Sanders and Barbara Sanders all of Baton Rouge, sixteen grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephew, cousins, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert of 65 years and a daughter Inez, her parents, five brothers and two sisters. Arrangements with Deselle Funeral Home, 263 Eddie Robinson Dr., Baton Rouge, LA.
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Published in The Advocate from Sept. 7 to Sept. 9, 2013