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Maxine (Hyatt) Sanders

November 15, 1937 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Maxine Sanders Obituary

Maxine Hyatt Sanders, 86, of Franklin, NC, passed away Monday, November 27, 2023, after an extended illness.

Maxine was born November 15, 1937, in Jackson County, NC to the late Frank and Laura Wilson Hyatt.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church where she was a former secretary, and Sunday School teacher.  She was a member of WMU and the Ladies Auxiliary and had worked in quality control at Bassett Walker.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Leonard Claude Sanders; a daughter, Janet Sanders McCall and husband Jerry of Franklin, NC a son, Mark Sanders and wife Melissa, of Baton Rouge, LA; four grandchildren, Dustin Sanders and wife Cecilia, Cory Sanders, Luke Sanders and wife Crystal, and Lindsay Leopard and husband Brian; six great-grandchildren, Sydney McConnell, Charleigh Leopard, Donovan Sanders, Brianna Sanders, Harlow Sanders and Lucas Sanders; a brother, Eddie Hyatt of Marysville, Washington; many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Verco Hyatt, Perry R. Hyatt, Leon Hyatt and Leo Hyatt; six sisters, Lucy Rogers, Villie Johnson, Marie Mashburn, Ruby Sloan, Myrtle Crawford, and Evelyn Brendle.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 3:00 pm at Ridgecrest Baptist Church with Rev. Guy Duvall officiating.  Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Brian Leopard, James Greenwood, Jerry Sanders, Bob McMahan, Ernie Brendle and Eddie Johnson.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm till 3:00pm, one hour prior to the service at the Church.

Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.

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November 29, 2023

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ridgecrest Baptist Church
206 Ridgecrest Baptist Church Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734

Funeral Service
November 29, 2023

3:00 PM
Ridgecrest Baptist Church
206 Ridgecrest Baptist Church Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734


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