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Funeral services for Anna Floyd Sanders, 89, of 622 Wagon Wheel Road Hampton, SC formerly of Estill, SC will be held at 12:00 noon Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Good Will Baptist Church, Estill, SC with Reverend Rufus Moore officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Anna Floyd was born on April 29, 1928 in Luray, South Carolina, to the late Mingo and Essie Mae Floyd. She was happily married and blessed to share bliss with the late John Sanders for over 53 years. Together they created a family of four children whom she loved and adored.

Anna worked for Hampton School District for 32 years. She provided the students of Estill Middle School with delicious food to help carry them through the school day and provided a home cooked meals for everyone that came into her path. She was a part of a large family of entrepreneurs and with that spirit she sold fresh produce in her community for many years.

Anna truly loved the LORD and she was a devoted member of Goodwill Baptist Church for over 50 years. She was always willing to share the goodness of God and continually witnessed to all, the miracles he bestowed upon her. Anna was loved by everyone who knew her. She and her siblings shared a closeness that is very rare among large families. She and her sister, the late Rosa Lee Jenkins, were especially close and their children and grandchildren remain close to this day.

Proceeding Anna Sanders in death her husband: John Sanders, Sr.; one son, Jay Sanders; seven siblings, Richmond Floyd, Rose Lee Jenkins, Mary C. Johnson, Mingo Floyd, Leroy Robinson, Verdell Fields, John Taylor; one sister in law, Leola Young, one grandson, Anthony Via, and two great grandchildren, Darren Stewart Jr., and Lemar Stewart.

 She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters Betty Via (Harold), Thelma Myers; one son, John Sanders, Jr. (Darlene); her sisters, Elizabeth Bellinger, Dorothy Holmes, and Anna Bryant; one sister-in-law Geniva Meade; eight grandsons, five granddaughters, four godchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. 

Visitation will be held at Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at Garvin and Garvin Funeral home in Estill, S.C.

Friends may call at the residence of her daughter, Thelma Myers at 622 Wagon Wheel Road, Hampton, SC or at the funeral home.


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  • Thursday, August 03, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Allendale Community Funeral Home
  • Tuesday, August 08, 2017
    Sincere condolences sent from our family to yours. May God give you peace at this time.
    ~ JeNevada King   Estill
  • Monday, August 14, 2017
    I truly feel for your loss. This is such a difficult time. There isn't much that can soothe your pain, but you may find some comfort in the words of Psalms 9:9 which reads: "Jehovah will become a secure refuge for the oppressed, A secure refuge in times of distress." Yes, our Loving God can help if we allow him to. He also has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth, when it is restored to a Paradise (Acts 24:15; Psalms 37:9-11,29). No, not just a dream, but for a certainty he will do it, for Isaiah 55:11 shows us that everything he says, he accomplishes without fail. Find out more about this resurrection online at JW.ORG
    ~ R&R Lopez
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018
    I am so sorry for your loss. Death can be so hard to bear. But the memories of your loved one that you shared can bring comfort and so can the words find at John 5:28,29 Sincere Rebecca
    ~ Rebecca   SC