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Virginia Irene (Wooten) Sanders

February 19, 1939 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 82)


Virginia Irene Wooten Sanders, 82, passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021. A native of Macon County. She was the daughter of the late Roy B. Wooten and Myrtle Sorrells Wooten. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Wooten Saunders and Louse W. LeQuire, and one brother Rev. William Wooten.

She was a graduate of Franklin High School class of 1957. After Marrying Jack in 1960, she spent the next 16 years travelling with him, Donna and Greg. During the years in Florida she was an accountant with petroleum corp. She also spent 22 years in the Virginia and NC school Systems.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, YNCS John J. Sanders, USN, Ret., one daughter Donna J. Sanders; one son J. Gregory Sanders and wife Rebecca; one granddaughter Hope Sanders Hawkins and husband Russell; three great-grand children, Emma, Griffin and Lailah Hawkins. One sister Margie LeQuire and husband Franklin; one sister-in-law Ruth Wooten. One aunt, Irene Hampton. Eight nieces and three nephews.

Honoring her wishes, no services are planned. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home has the privilege of being entrusted with these arrangements. 

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