She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Reydonia Hutchens; and sisters, Flora Hutchens and Lillian Pope.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 46 years, Noel Sanders; sons, Hoyt (Cande) Sanders of Pinson, and Kevin (Mare Cris) Sanders of Angeles City, Philippines; grandsons, Will and Evan Sanders, of Pinson; brothers, James (Wilma) Hutchens, of Cullman, Corry (Virginia) Hutchens, of Hoover, Eugene Hutchens, of Huntsville, A.C. (Shirley) Hutchens, of Chelsea, and Wallace (Brenda) Hutchens of Pinson; sisters, Ann Norsworthy, of Pinson, Emily (Bob) Taylor, of Pinson, and Betty Carraway of Birmingham; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Pinson from 8:30 a.m. until service time at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Marvin’s Chapel Cemetery in Pinson. Memorials may be made to the Kevin Sanders Missionary Fund at First Baptist Church Pinson, 4036 Spring Street Pinson, AL 35126.
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