Dorothy O. Sanders
April 28, 1932 ‒ August 18, 2020
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Dorothy O. Sanders, 88, of Mount Vernon passed away on Tuesday evening, August 18, 2020 at Knox Community Hospital. She was born on April 28, 1932 in Grundy, VA to the late Ervin and Bertha (Woods) Compton.
Dorothy was a member of the Centerburg Church of God and more recently was attending the Fredericktown First Baptist Church. She retired from Johnstown Technical Rubber with 21 years of service. Dorothy enjoyed reading, sewing, making crafts, but most of all she loved preparing the Sunday dinner for her family.
Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Alice (Dr. Bradlee) Spence of Fredericktown and Patricia Woodring of Millwood; sons, Curtis Sanders of Millwood and Garcil (Nancy) Sanders of Mount Vernon; 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Foster Sanders in 2009; a great grandson, Dalton Taylor; sisters, Opal Elliott, Ellen Elliott, and Carol Lester; and brothers, Dewey Compton, Crawford Compton and Clifford Fields
A graveside service for family and friends will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at the Mausoleum in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with Pastor LJ Harry officiating.
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Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Red Cross.
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