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Eula A. Sanders, 99, of Windsor, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, in Clinton.
Eula was born August 8, 1910, in Benton County, near Poplar, the daughter of Albert Henry Means and Sarah Mahala Catherine (Reneau) Means. On February 16, 1929, in Kansas City, Kan., she married Arley Edgar Sanders, who preceded her in death on February 9, 1985. Mrs. Sanders was a homemaker and very active in church all of her life. While a member at Harmony Baptist Church, rural Windsor, she played the piano, was active in other church activities and was also a member of the Harmony Homemakers. After moving to Windsor, she joined First Baptist Church, and for a time was president of the Ruth Sunday School class. She enjoyed gardening and canning, playing the piano, sewing and she especially loved making quilts and had made quilts for all her children. Survivors include two sons, Paul Sanders and his wife Kay, and Don Sanders and his wife Luanne, all of Windsor; eight daughters, Dorothy Bond and her husband Charles of Windsor, Ruth Williams of Sedalia, Irene Dameron and her husband Roy of Jefferson City, Gayle Hammond of Hannibal, Vivian Murphy and her husband Claud of Linn Creek, Nadine Street and her companion Larry Walk of Sedalia, Sara Hart of Decatur, Ill., and Judy Landry and her husband Pete of Greenwell Springs, La.; 23 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son; a grandson, Richard Williams; three young sisters, Delia, Ella and Mable Means; and a brother, Virgil Bryan Means. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 15, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Pastor Sandy Feeler officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends one hour before the service from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established in Eula's memory and contributions may be left at the funeral home.
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