Anne White Sanders

February 3, 1936July 1, 2013

Anne White Sanders, 77, of New Bern, passed away peacefully July 1, 2013 at home after a short battle with cancer.

She worked for 25 years as a unit secretary at Carolina East Medical Center until her retirement at age 70. She was a member of the Order Of The Eastern Star. Her interests include reading,facebook,games,puzzles and her kitten “babies.” Her life centered around her family and we have many precious memories of good times together. She was adored greatly by all of her family and friends. Anne is preceded in death by her husband, Rufus B. Sanders, and her parents, David Horace White and Ethel O’Quinn Lee, her brother Richard White and sister Carol Radford.

She is survived by her daughter, Cyndi Wethington of New Bern; one son, Allen Edwards and wife Ramona of Vanceboro; one brother, Douglas White and wife Pat of Hookerton; two sisters, Patsy Thompson and husband Bobby of Kinston; Fay Clark of Newport; her grandchildren, Mandi Earehart, Buddy Wethington and wife Christina, Galen Wethington and wife Meg, Brian Edwards and wife Debi and Kyle Edwards, and her great grandchildren, Hailey Earehart, Clark Christmas, Derek Earehart, Alex Wethington, and Zach Edwards.

Services will be held at 5:00 pm Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Cotten Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Greenleaf Memorial Park.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 6, 2013
  • Committal Service Sunday, July 7, 2013

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Linda Lee White Wetherington

July 22, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Fenner & Cindy

July 6, 2013

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Linda Edwards Chandler

July 5, 2013

To Mrs Anne's family, Am so sorry for your loss. I knew Anne from her years of work at Craven Regional Medical Center and always thought alot of her. May God Bless and be with you all during this time.

Terry, Christina, and Alex Wethington

July 5, 2013

Meemaw, you were an amazing woman. You will be missed greatly by all who loved you and you will forever be in our hearts. We love you so very much.

July 4, 2013

We will love and miss you always!
Love Brian, Debi & Zach