Martha Mildred Brown Sanders, 99, Centre, departed this life on April 19, 2017. Funeral will be Noon on Saturday, April 22, 2017, Crestwood Funeral Home. Family will receive friends 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service. Rev. Rodney Ledbetter and Dennis Dewberry will officiate. Interment at Beulah Baptist Cemetery, Albertville, Alabama.The family will accept flowers or donations may be given to Beulah Baptist Cemetery Perpetual Care or The Gideons International.
She is survived by her sons, Johnny Brown (Linda) Sanders Albertville, Randall Sanders, Centre, and daughter, Dianne (Rodney) Ledbetter, Piedmont; Eight grandchildren; Three-Great-Grandchildren and two unborn great grandchildren. as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was a member of Beulah Baptist Church of Albertville and attended Goodyear Heights Baptist Church, Gadsden for over 40 years until her health prohibited attendance. She was an active member of the Pauline Bynum Sunday School Class (Formerly Class of Ruth).
Mrs. Sanders was a native of Dekalb County and lived in Marshall County for many years before moving to Etowah County where she resided until she entered long-term care in Centre.
Mrs. Sanders was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, John Beamon Sanders, two infant sons, parents, Benjamin Oliver and Laura Graves Brown; siblings, Kermit (Mattie) Brown and Dell (Thomas) Dewberry; brothers and sisters-in-laws: L. Z. (Hal) Clark, Inez (Alston) Martin, Jesse (Genell) Sanders and nephews, Keith Dewberry and Bobby Sanders.
Special thanks to Dr. Byron Nelson and staff and the staff of Cherokee County Health and Rehabilitation Center.