Obituaries

JUANITA DANCY SANDERS -

Mrs. Juanita Dancy Sanders, age 95, of 1454 Silverstone Road, Zionville, died Saturday morning, June 18, 2011, at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation in Boone. Mrs. Sanders was born June 1, 1916 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Conley and Chaney Grogan Dancy. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Zionville. Mrs. Sanders is survived by five daughters, Lucy Reece of Mountain City, Mildred Ward and husband Junior of Zionville, Mary Ann Potter of Mountain City, Linda Conville of Zionville, and Sylvia Hammons and husband Bill of Mountain City; two grandsons, Shane Reece and wife Rita, and Lane Reece, all of Mountain City; one granddaughter, Heidi Hammons Kerley and husband Don of Elijay, Georgia; two great-granddaughters, Christie Joiner and husband Steve, and Keesha Reece Rhudy and husband Jesse, all of Mountain City; one great-grandson, Samuel Kerley of Elijay, Georgia, and three great great-grandsons, Stephen Joiner, Jayden Joiner, and Carter Rhudy, all of Mountain City. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Tom William Sanders; three sisters, Addie Brown, Mabel Isaacs, and Julia Gantt, and five brothers, Bynum, Denver, Burnie, Ernest, and James Dancy. Funeral services for Mrs. Juanita Dancy Sanders will be conducted Monday afternoon, June 20, 2011, at 2:00 o'clock, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Derick Wilson and Reverend T.J. Wilson. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service. Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Hand-In-Hand Fund, in care of Ann Thomas, 1514 Silverstone Road, Zionville, North Carolina, 28698. Online condolences may be sent to the Sanders family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com. Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.