Josiephine Sanders

October 14, 1914July 18, 2018

Josiephine Sanders of Atlanta, Georgia peacefully transitioned to her heavenly home on July 18, 2018.

She was born October 14, 1914 to the late George and Celistia Little in Lafayette, Alabama. Josiephine dedicated her life to Christ at an early age at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Lafayette, Alabama. After relocating to Atlanta Georgia’s Fourth Ward Community in 1961, she joined Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Josiephine was joined in holy matrimony to the late Theodore Sanders in 1933. Ten children were born to their union of love including eight boys and two girls. Five sons proceeded her in death, Robert, Theodore, Willie, George, and LeRoy Sanders. Josiephine was a loving homemaker. Some of her other beloved pastimes were watching soap operas and wrestling. She also enjoyed playing cards while sipping Pink Champagne. However her favorite thing to do was to be surrounded by her family and enjoy ice cold Fanta orange sodas.

She leaves to cherish her precious memory, three sons; Jimmy Sanders, John Sanders(Mary), and Eddie Sanders(Lula); two daughters, Glenda Davis(Robert), and Betty Gray(Willie-deceased); 24 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; 26 great great grandchildren; 5 great great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.


  • Viewing Thursday, July 26, 2018
  • Homegoing Celebration Friday, July 27, 2018
  • Burial Friday, July 27, 2018

Josiephine Sanders

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