Funeral services for Beatrice Coletha Finney Sanders, 84, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, at Evening Chapel CME Church with the
Rev. Fergus Jacobs officiating.
Interment will follow in Mel Haven Cemetery with stewards of Evening Chapel CME Church serving as pallbearers.
There will be no formal visitation.
Mrs. Sanders died Saturday, Jan. 17, at her residence.
She was born in Sulphur Springs on April 19, 1924, the daughter of Elmer and Laura Brown Finney.
She married Carl Louis Sanders Sr. in 1946. He preceded her in death in 1979.
Mrs. Sanders graduated from Douglas High School in 1940. She was a member of the Evening Chapel CME Church. Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Sanders Saegert of Enchanted Oaks and Pamela Sanders Clayton of Sulphur Springs; one son, Carl Louis Sanders Jr. of Garland; one step-son, Larry Sanders of Antioch, Calif.; five grandchildren, Jerry Chadwick Clayton, Christopher Scott Sanders, Cicely Clayton Driver, Elizabeth Sanders Osborn and Monique Sanders; and four great-grandchildren, Shyla Driver, Kasia Driver, T’Onte Francis and Mia Osborn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a granddaughter, Erica Ann Sanders.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.
The online registry can be signed at www.westoaksfuneralhome.com