Dorothy Gipson Sanders

By  | February 22, 2021 | Filed under: Berryhill Funeral Home, Obituaries

Dorothy Gipson Sanders passed away at her residence on February 21, 2021.  She was 94.

She was preceded in death by Emmett Sanders, her husband of 64 years; son, Michael Sanders; sisters, Mary Elizabeth Gazes and Bee Corum; brother, Bill Gipson; and best friend, Doris Newman.

Mrs. Sanders is survived by her daughter, Donna Pate; grandson, Michael Daniell and wife Lauren and their children, Sanders and Isabelle; granddaughter, Mary Ruth Pate; granddaughter, Margaret Anne Tucker and husband Grayson and their children, Emmett and John; sister, Jimmie Edwards and her husband Thomas; sisters-in-law, Margie DeArmond; Pat Wyatt and husband Fred; and Catherine Edwards and husband Willard.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many.

A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.

Special thanks are extended to Andrea Johnson, Margrette Pusey, and Camille Shaw of Blue Feather In-Home & Respite Care, and the staff of Hospice Family Care for the excellent care and support provided during Mrs. Sanders’ illness.  The family requests that anyone considering a charitable donation in her memory please consider Caring for Life/Hospice Family Care; 10000 Serenity Lane; Huntsville, Alabama 35803.

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