Glenda Lanier Sanders, 77


Glenda Lanier Sanders, 77, of Metter, passed away Monday, May 27, 2024, at Candler County Hospital. Funeral service was held Thursday, May 30, at 2 p.m. at El Bethel Baptist Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Visitation was Wednesday, May 29, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter.

Glenda was born July 30, 1946, in Cobbtown, to the late W. Willis Lanier and Marie Vaughan Lanier Collins. She was a homemaker and loved taking care of her family. Mrs. Glenda raised her children and grandchildren whom she loved dearly. She cooked for her family on a regular basis and especially enjoyed having the family together for Sunday lunches. Mrs. Glenda enjoyed the outdoors, cutting grass and loved her dog, Benji, like one of her own. She was a member of El Bethel Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Sanders is preceded in death by a brother, Vaughan Lanier.

Surviving are her husband, Jimmy R. Sanders; daughter, Joan Sanders Turner; two sons, Jim (Kimmy) Sanders and John (Brandi) Sanders; grandchildren, Anna Sanders, Bailey Sanders, Adam Sanders, Blake Sanders, Emily Turner, Ansley Turner, Payne Sanders and Creed Sanders; brother, Willis (Tish) Lanier; sister, Margaret (Van) Pease; sister-in-law, Faye Lanier; other in-laws, Mary Gay, Jean Sanders, JoAnn Sanders and Don Rabitsch; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter, was in charge of arrangements.