Josephine A. Sanders

January 27, 1925 - June 28, 2008

01/27/1925 - 06/28/2008

Past Services

Wednesday July 23, 2008
1:00 pm
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church
212 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach –

Josephine Adeline Sanders, 83, passed away June 28, 2008 at her home in Virginia Beach. Born in Forest City, NC, she was the youngest of four children born to the late John Wiley Sanders and Kelly Ledbetter Sanders.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased in death by her brother William L. Sanders and sisters Mabel Irene Setzler and Nora Elizabeth Bradshaw. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Ms. Sanders graduated from Cool Springs High School in Forest City, NC and attended Mitchell College and Gardner Webb College. During World War II, she honorably served in the Women’s Army Corps.

Prior to moving to Virginia Beach upon her retirement from Swift & Company in 1989, she had been a resident of Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Union, NJ.

Ms. Sanders was a member of the Virginia Beach United Methodist Church and a strong supporter of its outreach programs.

A memorial service will be conducted at the Virginia Beach United Methodist Church on Wednesday, July 23, at 1:00 p.m., with a reception to follow.
Memorial contributions in the name of Josephine A. Sanders may be made to The Salvation Army, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Inc. or Operation Smile, Inc.
Altmeyer Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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