Memorial service for Ms. Mary Ellen “Sandy” Sanders, age 77, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 1PM on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Richard Barham officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until the time of service on Wednesday.
Sandy was born on February 3, 1943 in Cleveland, OH to the late Walter Edward and Iler Marie Caudle Sanders. She was a retired quality engineer from Amana. She loved being outside, farming, golfing, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. She attended Spirit of the Cross Church in Huntsville, AL.
Ms. Sanders is survived by her brother, Johnny (Carol) Sanders of Ardmore, TN; niece, April (Jason) Steele of Elkmont, AL; nephews, Steve (Peggy) Sanders of Richland, WA and Barry (Bridget) Sanders of New Market, AL; two great nieces; three great nephews; two great great nieces; and a host of cousins and special friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Walter Sanders, Jr.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude, Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 in memory of Sandy.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Ms. Mary Ellen Sanders.
In accordance with State of Tennessee Executive Order No. 38 by Governor Bill Lee, social gatherings are limited to no more than 50 participants. For your safety we recommend face coverings, 6 feet social distancing, practicing good hygiene, and remaining home if you feel sick. The family invites you to share memories at higginsfh.com.
We are so sorry to hear of Sandys passing. We did not know her but for a short time but she was such a sweet person. We will miss her. God bless the family.
Rest in peace old friend.
I always enjoyed seeing Sandy out! She will be missed by many.
Sandy was a wonderful person. I’m honored to have known her. She did great things for others.. My sympathies to her family and friends.
We are so sorry for the loss of Sandy. She was an amazing woman – generous, talented, funny, charming, loving. A truly good friend to so many. We will all miss her.
So sorry to hear of the passing of Sandy, a classmate and basketball team member. May a special measure of God’s peace rest on all her family and friends.
Sandy was one of my favorite people to work with at Amana, Goodman , and Daikin. She used common sense in making decisions and was fun to work with.
So sorry to hear this sad news. Sandy was a great person!
So sorry to hear about Sandy. Great person to work with over the years at Amana.
So sorry Sandy was a great person worked with her for years
Hard to capture 38 years of friendship with such a special friend to me and my family. Prayers for peace and comfort going up for Johnny, April and the entire family and dear friends.
So sorry Sandy was a sweet person. One of the first people I got to know when I started to work at Amana in 1969 she will be missed God rest.
So sorry to hear this about Sandy. She was a very sweet person. Prayers for the family.
So sorry to hear about Sandy prayers for the family, I worked with her at Amana, she was a sweet lady.
I’m so sorry to hear about Sandy. She coached the Amana girls basketball team that I played for, for years….she was the best. She was a very caring person.
So sad to hear of Sandy passing. Worked with her at Goodman. I enjoyed working with her. May God bless you all.
Sandy was a long time friend❤️❤️❤️. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
so sorry to hear she was a friend to everyone she met.
Johnny, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
So sorry to hear about Sandy. I worked with Sandy at Goodman for years and enjoyed working with her. Prayers for the family
We love you so much. You were a very special friend. We will you so much. Thanks for all your help thru the years. And thank you for being our friend
So sorry to lose a dear friend. We worked together for many years. She will truly be missed.
So sorry to hear of the loss of Sandy! Prayers for family members!!
God Bless the Family with Comfort and Peace in the Days to Come!! She was a Great Person to know!
So sorry to hear about Sandy. Such a very nice lady and always so sweet and friendly as our customer for many years. My Condolences to her family.