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Mary Ellen (Wolfe) Sanders

September 24, 1934 ~ February 18, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Mary Sanders Obituary

Mary Ellen Sanders, 89 of Tunnelton passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2024 at Preston Memorial Hospital.  She was born on September 24, 1934 in Denver, daughter of the late Ray “Dude” and Velma Gordon Wolfe. Mary graduated with eight in her class from Tunnelton High School, Class of 1954. She was a member of the Denver United Methodist Church and later Mt View United Methodist Church, Tunnelton VFW 2345 Ladies Aux; Tunnelton Senior Citizens where she was an 8-year member of the Silver Hair and attended Cole Meetings. Mary worked on election board several years and retired from that when she was 80. She enjoyed quilting, making quilts and lap robes, working in flowers and feeding the birds.  Mary is survived by two sons and spouse, David Ralph Sanders and Cathy, Dana Ray Sanders and friend, Darla Shaffer all of Tunnelton; two grandchildren, Rebecca Lynn Wallace and James, Lexington, KY, Michael Otis Sanders and Evender, Georgetown, KY; five great grandchildren, Rylee, Alayna, Elijah, Olivia, and Audrey; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband whom she married on June 11, 1955, Otis Ralph Sanders who passed on January 5, 2012; sister, Helen M Bolyard and Darus; brother, Warren Gene “Prunty” Wolfe and Dolly. A graveside service will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Mount View Cemetery with Pastor Eddie Martin officiating.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Mount View United Methodist Church or the Mount View Cemetery Association, 1471 Bowmar Road, Tunnelton, WV 26444. Online condolences can be made at www.kingwoodfuneralhomewv.com. Kingwood Funeral Home is honored to serve the Sanders family.

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Graveside Service
February 23, 2024

11:00 AM
Mount View Cemetery


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