Evelyn Louise Sanders
1933 - 2019
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was born on July 7, 1933 in Gary to the late Jessie and Grace Lipsey. She was united in holy matrimony to Thomas Sanders Sr. in September of 1952. To this union two children were born. She was preceded in death by Grace & Jessie; grandparents Hobart & Abbie Lincoln and Anna Lipsey. She was a retired employee of the Gary Mental Health, with years of service. As a LPN, she worked for Methodist Northlake and St. Catherine Hospital's and East Chicago's Rehabilitation Center. Evelyn was an active member with St. Luke A.M.E. Zion's Missionary Board, Culinary Committee and Stewart Board. Evelyn went home to be with the Lord Tuesday August 13, 2019. She is survived by her son Thomas (Miriam) Sanders Jr.,; daughter Coela "Candy" Sanders; five grandsons Demond & Damon McClinton, Brennan, Cameron & Jaron Nash; two granddaughters Deborah (William) Sullivan and Kaitlin Howell; three great granddaughters Jessica (Bradford) Calhoun, Damya & Domonie; two great grandsons Joseph Sullivan & Amari McClinton; special cousin/daughter Gwen (Joe) Thompson and countless nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday August 24, 2019 from 9-11:00a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. All services at St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church 1300 Jackson Street. Rev. Donald James & Apostle Kenneth L. Gray officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Aug. 21, 2019.
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August 29, 2019
Candy and Thomas, you have my sincerest condolences and sympathy. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your Mom and Dad were beautiful people. Together forever, may they R.I.P.❤

Love,
Jeanette Jones Reagins
Jeanette Reagins
August 22, 2019
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Quequice
August 22, 2019
Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.
August 21, 2019
To Thomas, Candy, and the twins, Demond and Damon: I extend my heartfelt sympathy and condolences to you in the passing of your beloved mother. May you find peace and loving comfort in the many years of memories you shared with her. Linda McClinton
Linda McClinton
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August 19, 2019
My sincere condolences to you in the loss of your mother. May the Lord continue to be a shield of protection around the Sanders family.
Shirley Warrington
August 18, 2019
I'm very sorry for families love.She was a very nice person Jim Perry
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