Athens Review, Athens, Texas

April 9, 2013

Shirley Dean Sanders


The Athens Review

Athens — Graveside services for Shirley Dean Sanders will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens, with the Rev. Woody Meredith and Bill McNatt officiating.

Mrs. Sanders was born in Georgetown, Ill. on March 3, 1933 to Charles Everett and Nelda Jones. She was a graduate of Danville High School, Lakeview School of Nursing, and University of Texas at Tyler. Shirley married Charles Sanders on Feb. 13, 1955 in Danville, Ill. She was employed for 26 years at Athens Independent School District as a school nurse. She was an avid reader of good books.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Charles Sanders of Athens; daughters, Diane Bergmann and husband Kenny of College Station, Cynthia Sanders of Athens, Sally Sanders Cribbs and husband Ricky of Ovilla, Texas; and granddaughter, Katy Bergmann of Dallas.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.

You may light a memorial candle, or write condolences to the family at www.hannigansmith.com.