Rebecca Louise Sanders, age 49 passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer surrounded by her family & special friends, Thursday Feb. 23, 2017 at her residence.
She is preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Clarence Roberts; step-mother, Pat Duchac; father & mother-in-law, Willie Clayton & Mary Sanders; brother-in-law, Billy C. Sanders.
Survived by her husband, Boots Sanders; daughters, Mary Faith Sanders & Grace Jeannette Sanders; mother, Doris(Ernest) Lannom; father, David Duchac; brothers, Kevin (Alison) Duchac & Steven(Anne) Duchac; step-sisters, Margo (Tim) Potter & Lisa(Michael) Check; step-brother, Dwayne(Sheila) Lannom; brother-in law, Mike Sanders; sisters-in-law, Huetta Sanders & Barbara(Robert) Dennis; and numerous other loving family & friends.
Mrs. Sanders was a member of Gladeville Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Vanderbilt-Peabody earning a Bachelor's degree in English Education and taught 7th grade English at West Wilson Middle School formerly Mt. Juliet Jr. High School. She went back to school after 18 years while still teaching and earned her Master's Degree from M.T.S.U. in Library Science and was the Librarian at Bellshire Elementary School.
Visitation was held on Sunday Feb. 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. and Monday Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. until funeral service at 1 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Bro. Billy Friel & Pastor Mark Wofford officiated the services. Interment was at Wilson Co. Memorial Gardens. Her family served as active pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Rebecca's memory to, Sherry's Run, P.O. Box 8, Lebanon, TN 37088.
Partlow Funeral Chapel, (615) 444-7007, www.partlowchapel.com.