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Euralene Sanders of Carrier Mills

updated: 5/13/2020 11:16 AM

Euralene Sanders, 77, of Carrier Mills died at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday May 12, 2020 at her residence.

Private services will be held prior to cremation. The Rev. Ownly Williams will officiate and burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Carrier Mills. Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills is assisting the family.

Euralene was born on Dec. 14, 1942 in Harrisburg to the late William "Bill" Taborn and Easter (Walker) Neal.

She married Loxie U. "Bones" Sanders Jr. on Jan. 10, 1959 and he preceded in death on Aug. 19, 2014.

She worked many years as a factory worker for General Foods. She was later employed by Walmart, where she worked at the Harrisburg store. She also worked at the Harvest Deliverance Food and Clothes Pantry until her health wouldn't allow it any longer.

Euralene is survived by six children, Angela (Ivory) Hopkins-Johnson of Harrisburg, Louvania "Dee Dee" Gibbs of Harrisburg, Loxie U. Sanders III of Harrisburg, Shelby (Rodney) Weems of Douglasville, Georgia; Kevin Ownbey of Springfield, and Thomas Sanders of Carrier Mills; two sisters, Patricia Cole of Texas and Ethelena Taylor of Carrier Mills; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Loxie Sanders Jr.; two sons, William Edwin Sanders and Erick Shawn Sanders; five brothers, William Givens, James Givens, George Givens, David Givens and Robert Neal; and seven sisters, Virginia Givens, Elaine Payne, Norma Jean VanCleave, Laura Percoats, Roxie "Billie" Williams, Sandra Sue Sanders and Baby Easter.