Lila Mae Sanders

Born: Sat., May 21, 1932
Died: Sat., Jun. 20, 2015


Visitation

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 26, 2015
Location: B. F. Cave Funeral Chapel


Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sat., Jun. 27, 2015
Location: Jackson Branch Missionary Baptist Church


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Lila Mae Sanders, age 83, of Allendale, SC was born on May 21, 1932 to the late William McKinley and the late Rebecca Brabham McKinley. She was called home from her labor on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the East Cooper Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant, SC.

She attended and graduated from the Olar High School in Olar, South Carolina.

At an early age, she joined the Jackson Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Brunson, SC, where she served as a Sunday School Teacher, Deaconess, and in the Senior Choir.  She loved the Lord, and her church family, and served faithfully until her health began to fail.

She was a faithful member of OES Fidelity Chapter 40 for many years, and worked for Allendale County Voters Registration for over 37 years.

She was married to James Sanders for 55 years, before the Lord called him home.

Two sons, Ronnie Sanders, and James Sanders, Jr, two sisters, Ruth Glanton, and Earthalee McKinley, and a host of brothers in law, and sisters in law preceded her in death.

Lila is survived by two sons, Jackie Sanders, and Timothy (Barbara) Sanders of Charlotte, NC; one daughter, Shirley (Ronald) Austin of Ft. Washington, MD: one stepson, Edward (Ethel) Manuel of Fairfax, SC; one dedicated grandson, and caregiver of the home, Quincy Sanders of Allendale, SC; twenty three grandchildren; twenty seven great grandchildren; seven sisters, Betty Williams, Margaret Taylor, and Roselyn Nimmons of Syracuse, NJ, Vernell Green of Iselin, NJ, Louise (Ulysees) DeLee of Dorchester, SC, Elizabeth Sanders of Central, SC, and Helen Nimmons of Rahway, NJ; three brothers, Robert, Carl (Diane), and Julius Alvonce Nimmons all of Syracuse, NJ, and a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and sympathizing friends.

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Fidelity Chapter No. 40 Order of the Eastern Star
   Posted Tue June 23, 2015
Our Sister's "star is set on this world and she is passed into the light . . . "

The members of Fidelity Chapter No. 40 OES extend our heartfelt sympathy to the family of Sister Lila Mae Sanders.

May God bless each of you.

R. Sweatman
   Posted Wed June 24, 2015
My condolences in the loss of your loved one. When a loved one dies it is very painful. The Bible gives us comfort and hope with scriptures such as Revelation 21:3,4 and Isaiah 25:8. These scriptures tell of Jehovah God’s promise of no more sickness and death. May these words encourage and strengthen you during your time of bereavement.

Debbie Laws and Family
   Posted Thu June 25, 2015
Jackie, Our Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. May you and your family take comfort in knowing that your Mother is once again a brand new Woman, without pain and would want you to rejoice for her. Remember the happy times.

Felicia Walker and Latony Martin - Charlotte NC
   Posted Thu June 25, 2015
Dear Family, It is not Good buy, But see you later.

When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches
over us. May you take comfort in knowing that you have an angel to watch over you now.
I extend my most sincere condolences to you.

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