Atlanta -- Carolyn S. Sanders, 81, of Atlanta, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at HSHS Saint John's Hospital in Springfield.
Graveside Services for Mrs. Sanders will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the Zion Cemetery in Lincoln with Mr. Jim Webster officiating.
No visitation is scheduled.
Carolyn Sue Deverman was born on October 13, 1941, in Lincoln, the daughter of Walter and Lydia Last Deverman. She was united in marriage to Donald William Sanders in August 1964. He preceded her in death on April 14, 2013.
She is survived by her son: Jason (Alicia) Sanders, son-in-law C.J. Knuffman, one sister: Doris (John) Irwin, one brother: Robert (Dorothy) Deverman, six grandchildren: Lydia, Isabella, and Cyril Knuffman, and Jenna, Anna, and Julie Sanders. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her daughter: Susan Knuffman, and one brother: Darrell L. Deverman.
Carolyn graduated from the Lincoln Community High School in 1959. She farmed with her husband in the Atlanta and Lincoln area for many years. She also had worked at the Steston China Factory, Lehn and Fink, Dockside Marina in Clinton and RGIS.
Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Fire Department.
Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.