Lillian Sanders

Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Lillian Sanders

Lillian Sanders, 84, of Scott City died Monday, Sept. 24, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir≠ardeau.

She was born July 5, 1923, near McClure, Ill., daughter of Leo Kerley and Ida Virginia Miller. She was married to Joseph C. Sanders Feb. 4, 1949.

Lillian worked as a secretary for Illmo-Fornfelt High School from 1954 to 1965, and retired from Cape Grain Co. in 1974 where she was a bookkeeper. She was a member of Eisleben Lutheran Church 75 years. She was also a breast cancer survivor.

Survivors include her husband, J.C. Sanders of Scott City; a daughter, Lillian (Erv) Markhart of Hayden, Idaho; and a son, Don (Terry) Sanders of Scott City. Grandchildren include Lori (Doug) Robert and Mark Morrill of Scott City, Susan (Matthew) Broadhurst of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Chris Morrill of Bartlett, Tenn., Sarah (Jeremy) Pruden of Scott City, Neil (Angie) Sanders of Smithville, Mo., and Lisa (Shawn) Sanford of Scott City. Great-grandchildren include Landon and Lyndsie Robert, Lance and Trent Pruden, Joseph and Megan Sanders, Aleah Morrill, Isabella Markhart and Jackson Broadhurst.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo Kerley and Ida Virginia Miller.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, and from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Eisleben Lutheran Church.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. at the church, with the Rev. Bob Azinger officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Eisleben Lutheran Church.