Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee – Mrs. Joan Katherine Sanders, 83, passed away Thursday August 22, 2019 at her home. She was born in Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee on June 12, 1936 to Issac Ross and Winnie Lockhart Ross who preceded her in death along with her sisters, Velma Coppinger and Gladys Tate; brothers, James and Charles O. “Cotton” Ross.
She was a member of Laager Independent Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Earl “Bud” Sanders; daughters, Janice (Derriel) Worley and Joyce Sanders; sisters, Essie Kilgore and Eleanor Magourik; brother, George “Dob” (Betty) Ross; brother-in-law, Robert “Bob” Pocus; sister-in-law, Donna (Ronnie) Jones; grandson, Jimmy D. (Kyra) Worley; great grandchildren, Kynslee and Kaylee Worley; several loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2:00 Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Ministers, Matthew Meeks and Bill Ross officiating with burial to follow in the Palmer City Cemetery. Visitation: 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM Friday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com