Deborah Sanders

Obituary of Deborah Lee Sanders

MRS. DEBORAH SANDERS - age 55 of Lafayette, passed away on Sunday January 1, 2012 at the Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin. Funeral Services for Mrs. Deborah Sanders were conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Alexander Funeral Home with Elder Mike Carver and Elder Ricky Day officiating. Russell Hooper, Josh Pollard, Lee Morgan, Jeff Hesson, David Carter, Randy Turner, Teddy Nelson, and Jason Tirjan served as Pallbearers. Interment followed in the Galen Cemetery. Deborah Lee Scott Sanders was born on April 7, 1956 at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina to James Delano and Mildred Lee Jenkins Scott Turner. Her mother, Mildred Lee Turner preceded her in death eight months ago, on May 2, 2011. On August 11, 1979, she was married to Norman Sanders sharing thirty-two years together and raising one son, Orran. Deborah's life revolved around her husband and son. Deborah cherished every moment she spent with Orran. She was an employee at Form-Fit Rogers for several years. Deborah's health declined and she could no longer work. She took up hobbies that could be done at home such as crocheting, cross-stitching, and making baby blankets. Deborah also liked to work cross-word puzzles. But cooking and going to family gatherings was what she loved doing the most. Deborah always enjoyed talking to her friends and family on the phone. Deborah had a loving personality and a very caring heart. She was saved as a young girl in Florida. Later, she joined Rocky Hill Missionary Baptist Church where Deborah remained a member. Deborah is survived by; Husband, Norman Sanders, Son, Orran Sanders both of Lafayette, TN, Father, James D. (Marie) Scott of Zanesville, OH, Step father, Thomas Turner of Lafayette, TN, Step brothers, Tommy Turner of Florida, and Randy (Cindy) Turner of Lafayette, TN, Aunts and Uncles, Steve and Jean Carter, Harrison and Carol Jenkins, Step Aunt, Loretta and husband Dale Strong all of Lafayette, TN, several cousins also survive and host of friends and family Deborah will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew and loved her, but our loss is Heavens gain. Alexander Funeral Home, Directors, in charge of arrangements. (615)666-2189 or