Sanders, Virgie (Dunlap)

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Virgie Sanders, 77, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died Saturday morning, February 9, 2013 at her home, after her battle with cancer. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Waymond "Winkie" Sander; two children, Arleen and Josuph; parents, Alvise and Alice Griffith; four sisters, AnaBell, Maudie, Carrie and Mary Ellen Kilgore; brother, Walt Ray Griffith. 

She is survived by seven children, JoAnn, Junior, Wayne, Rickey, Kathy, Lisa, Anglee "Red" Sanders, all of Dunlap; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Billy Joe Griffith, of Illinois, and Larry Griffith, Dunlap; sister, Pat Layne, Whitwell; several nieces and nephews. 

Graveside services will be held on Monday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. at the Condra Cemetery. 

Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. 

Arrangements are by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, 50 May Road, Dunlap. 

Family will receive friends on Sunday, from 2-9 p.m. CST.


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