Sanders, Jean

Longtime Kindergarten Teacher At Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School

Friday, August 17, 2018
Jean Sanders
Jean Sanders

Jean Sanders, 92, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018.  

She was a member of Central Baptist Church. Jean taught kindergarten for many years at Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School. She loved Braves baseball and shopping. Her favorite pastime was shopping. Jean spent several winters in Englewood, Fl., on Manasota Key. The last few years were spent in Chattanooga with her family. She will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, H. Wilbur Sanders, parents, Harry and Rhoda Swanson; son, Dave Blaine Sanders; and sister, Mary Catherine Allen. 

She is survived by her daughter, Donna (Don) Jones; grandchildren, Joni (Jordan) Laycook, Sara Sanders, Hanna Sanders, Guy (Maggie) Tiller, Logan (Chad) White and Lauren (Joey) Royster and several great-grandchildren.

Donations may be made to Hearth Hospice, 1800 Rossville Boulevard, Suite 114, Chattanooga, Tn. 37408.

A visitation will be held at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home on Sunday August 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A private committal service to be held by the family immediately following visitation.

The family would like to thank Dominion Assisted Living and Hearth Hospice for all their kindness and care.

Arrangements are held by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 37343.


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