Tressie Eugenia (Jean) Sanders, 95, of Tullahoma passed this life, September 8, 2014 at Bailey Manor, Manchester, TN.
Mrs. Sanders was born October 27, 1918 in Laurens County, GA and was the wife of the late Frank Miller Sanders, daughter of Ernest Albert Thornburg and Alice Naomi Bracewell Thornburg.
She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Tullahoma.
She was preceded in death by her brothers and sister, Asquith Alton Thornburg, Alice Modesta Price, and Judson Harmon Thornburg.
Survivors include her daughter; Marie S. Reynolds (Steve) and son; Ernest B. Sanders (Betty) of Tullahoma. She had five grandchildren; Rhonda Lovato (David) of Montclair, VA, Craig Givens (Anna) of Finksburg, MD, Brad Sanders (Kelly) of Tullahoma, Chad Sanders of West Hollywood, CA, and Missy Sanders (Tripp Shellnut) of Ringgold, GA. Five great-grandchildren: Mary Rice (Chris), Garrett and Audrey Sanders, Silas and Aaron Givens and two great-great grandchildren, Grace and Aiden Rice.
Funeral services will be held at Tullahoma Funeral Home on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 2 p.m. with the Reverend Dr. Herb Hester officiating.
Interment will be held at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Tullahoma Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour.