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Wilma Dolores Sanders

Wilma Dolores

February 12, 1935
April 3, 2017

Visitation 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home - Centralia
Funeral 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home - Centralia

Dolores Sanders, 82, of Centralia passed away April 3, 2017 at the Odin Care Center in Odin. Dolores was born on Feb 12, 1935 in Jefferson County Illinois, the daughter of Jesse Miller and Ferne Copple Miller. She married Delbert Ray Sanders on July 3, 1954 at Little Grove Christian Church in Walnut Hill. After 59 years of marriage, he preceded her in death on Sept 28, 2013.

She is survived by her sons Douglas Sanders and wife Mitzi of Olney, Dennis Sanders and wife Diann of Centralia, Dale Sanders and special friend Brenda Hayes of Centralia, Darren Sanders and wife Susan of Centralia, and Dallas Sanders and wife Remi of Saint Louis.; daughter Donna Sanders of Centralia, 16 grandchildren, 27 great- grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren, brothers Jerry Miller and wife Linda of Dix, Gene Miller and wife Kathy of Walnut Hill, and sister-in-law Billie Miller of Centralia.

Dolores was preceded in death by both of her parents, husband Delbert Ray Sanders, brother Jesse Miller, and grandchildren Terry Sanders and Wilma Sanders.
Mrs. Sanders was a member of the Church of Christ in Centralia. She worked for seven years as a retail clerk for Woolworth’s Store in Centralia and was a member of the Retail Clerks Union, and A.A.R.P.

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. April 6, 2017 at Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia with Stephen Nail officiating. Burial will follow at Little Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the 161 Church of Christ. On-line condolences and memories of Dolores may be shared with the family at