July 22, 1935 – January 11, 2020
Florence Sanders, 84, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.
She was born July 22, 1935, in Vicksburg, a daughter of the late Spencer Hudson Groome and Martha Catherine Marshall Groome. Florence enjoyed a lengthy career as a personnel assistant with the V.A. Medical Center in Jackson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, P.A. Sanders, Sr., and sister, Joanne Garnett.
Survivors include her children, Presley A. Sanders, Jr. and wife Cindy, Dean William Sanders and wife Kathy, and Sharon Lynn Sanders Guy and husband Billy; sister, Marion “Dink” Haney and husband Jack; grandchildren, Kim Sanders Luebke, Matt Sanders, Zachary Sanders, Lauren Sanders Peace, Jessica Cessford, Nick Edwards, and Billy Guy; 6 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org or to the Mississippi chapter of the American Heart Association at https://www.heart.org/en/affiliates/mississippi/jackson.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, January 18, 2020, at the Philadelphia Baptist Church, 3646 MS-550, Wesson, MS 39191.