Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Impressions pre-reset: 420826 Clicks pre-reset: 872

Marjorie Regina Salmon Sanders

marj sanders

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - Marjorie Regina Salmon Sanders, who passed away April 11, 2013 at the Paragon in Madisonville, KY, was born November 9, 1923, in Buchanan, Tennessee, to the late George C. Salmon and his wife the late Bessie Jane Lawrence Salmon. Her only sibling, John Waylon Salmon died in 1969. She was married to Milford Gray (Gary) Sanders on November 21, 1942, who passed away in September of 1969. To this union was born Ronald Lee (Alice) Sanders, and Donald Bruce Sanders of Madisonville and Janie Beth Sanders of Franklin, Tennessee. In addition to her children, she leaves 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Mrs. Sanders graduated from Buchanan High School and Andrew Jackson Business College in Nashville, Tennessee. She was a Civil Service employee in Washington, D.C. and San Diego, California and was also employed by the TVA in Paris, Tennessee. After her husband was discharged from the U.S. Navy, they settled in Memphis, Tennessee, where her children were born and educated. After her children were in school, she returned to work in the Shelby County School system and Memphis City Schools as a financial secretary. She served one term as president of the Memphis Secretarial Association.

She united with the Methodist church at the age of 9 and served in many capacities in the church until recent years. She was especially interested in the women's work in the church and served as president of United Methodist Women in both Memphis and Madisonville, and in the Memphis District and Memphis Conference UMW. She was a life member of the E. E. Jeter PTA and served as president. She was a charter member of the Forest Drive Homemakers Club, and after retiring from Memphis City Schools, volunteered at Methodist Hospital in Memphis and RMC in Madisonville. She also did volunteer work at Glema Mahr Center, the Red Cross, Senior Citizen's Center, where she was named Volunteer of the Year in 2010, and the noon Kiwanis lunch. She loved to knit and sew and was a Master Gardener in Paris, Tennessee.

She was a published author at the age of 87, compiling recipes she had written for food pages in various newspapers in Tennessee and Kentucky into a book she named "Kennessee Kooking"

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Barnett-Strother Home with Rev. Dale Carden and Rev. Ken Hundley officiating. Interment will be held on May 4, 2013 at 10:30 A.M. in Woodhaven Cemetery in Millington, Tennessee

Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until the service time.

In lieu of flowers, love offerings may be made to the Youth Ministry at First United Methodist Church, where she was a member.

3/13 - 16
button coupons
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16
button classifieds

In Other News...

Calloway County Traffic Advisory

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (11/24/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict westbound traffic to one lane… Read More

2015 Eagle Tours at Land Between the Lakes

KENTUCKY (11/23/14) — Winter offers the best time for viewing bald eagles at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

November 21, 2014 6028

Man Accused of Assaulting Coach During Basketball…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
November 18, 2014 5263

Couple Charged for Concealing Food in Infant Car…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 21, 2014 3676

Crashing Dump Trucks in Work Zone Cause Pennyrile…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
November 19, 2014 3660

Two Killed When Vehicle Becomes Airborne, Strikes…

in Local (Owensboro) Top News by Daviess County Sheriff's Office
November 19, 2014 3614

Is Bankruptcy Your Best Option?

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 18, 2014 3583

Area Talent to Film Music Video at Merle Travis…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
November 22, 2014 3576

One Injured in Two Vehicle Collion in Greenville

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Miria Thomas
November 19, 2014 3136

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision on South…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gwen Smith
November 21, 2014 2929

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
November 21, 2014 2673

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Nov. 21, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department

Stories Trending Today

November 22, 2014 1453

Kentucky Filmmaker to Release New Horror in March

in Top News For All Sites by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
November 23, 2014 1318

Motor Fuels Tax Rate to Decline by 4.3 Cents Per…

in Top News For All Sites by James Isaman
November 23, 2014 1241

Light of Chance, Inc. Re-Launches New, Innovative…

in Hopkins News by Eric Logan
November 23, 2014 1186

Flavorful Twist on a Sunday Brunch Staple

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 23, 2014 1169

KSP Post 2 Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement

in General News For All Sites by Trooper S. C. Recke
November 24, 2014 1089

Two Charged for Possession of Meth After…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by MCSO/PIO Alex Piper
November 23, 2014 1048

Holiday Menu Planning for First-Time Hosts

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 23, 2014 936

Legislator's Log - Week of Nov. 23, 2014

in General News For All Sites by Brent Yonts
November 23, 2014 927

Wreaths to Honor the Fallen at State Veterans…

in General News For All Sites by Lisa Aug
November 23, 2014 877

Dave Says - Nov. 23, 2014

in General News For All Sites by Dave Ramsey

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss