June 12, 85, Mount Olive
Frances Corine Sanders, 85, Mount Olive resident, passed away at Warsaw Care & Rehab.
She is survived by her son and daughter in law, James Thomas “Tommy” and Angie Sanders of Dudley,; daughters and sons-in-law, Polly and Bruce May of Roanoke Rapids, and Cindy and Scott Williams, of Rocky Mount; five grandchildren, Chris May and Heidi, Amy Medlin and Ryan, Fran Garner and Matt, Melissa Gay and Brad, and Kelsea Walters and husband John; eighteen great-grandchildren; a granddaughter in law, Alexis Sanders; a special cousin, Cora Mae Gulledge; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; George Bruce, Player, Sr. and Kate Russell Player; her husband, James Thomas Sanders, Jr.; a twin sister, Polly Player, other siblings, G.B. Player, Ralph Player, Harold Player, and Mildred Hedrick; and a grandson, Nolan Sanders.
Frances was a member of Northeast Free Will Baptist Church, where she had been active in several church ministries; and also where memorials may be directed c/o Jeannie Merritt, 1463 Kelly Springs Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365.
A Graveside Service will be held on Sunday, June 14, at 2 o’clock in the afternoon in Wayne Memorial Park. Pastor Jeff Dail will officiate the service; the family will receive friends by the graveside following the service.