Mrs. Mamie Ruth Sanderson

  • BORN: July 16, 1927
  • DIED: December 23, 2017
  • LOCATION: Sylvester, Georgia

Mrs. Mamie Ruth Sanderson, 90, of Sylvester died on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in the New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Johnny Lewis and Rev. Ed Waller will officiate.
Mrs. Sanderson was born on July 16, 1927 in Worth County to the late Lewis and Janie Mae Farmer Massey. She had lived in Worth County all her life. Mrs. Sanderson worked as a Supervisor at Suburban Textile before retiring. She enjoyed gardening, working with her flowers and reading her Bible. Mrs. Sanderson's greatest love in her life was her family. She was an active and faithful member of New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her grandson, Robert D. Chambless (Melinda) of Sylvester; granddaughter, Penny C. Lowe (Robert) of Sylvester; great-grandchildren, Peyton Chambless, Robert Wayne Lowe and Brian P. Lowe (Heather); great-great-granddaughter, Madelyn McFarland; brother, Edwin Massey (Olene) of Sylvester and a number of nieces, nephews and extended family members.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Sanderson was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. "Bob" Sanderson, Sr. on November 21, 2008; a daughter, Martha Lou Chambless; a son, Robert E. Sanderson, Jr; a brother, Newton Massey and a sister-in-law, Josie Farnsworth.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home.
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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

  • December 26, 2017
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Banks Funeral Home
  • 210 N. Main Street
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
  • (229) 776-2055
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Graveside Service
  • December 27, 2017
    11:00 AM
  • New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
  • 101 Oakland heights Rd.
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
  • Get Directions
  • Wednesday December 27 2017
  • New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
  • 101 Oakland heights Rd.
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
  • Get Directions


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