WISE, VA. APRIL 12, 2012
Frankie Powers Sanders, 72, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, TN. She was of the Baptist Faith, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Gladeville Chapter 171 of Wise, VA and was a member of the Hurricane Rebekah Lodge of Wise, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earlin Sanders; and her parents, James Arlin and Hazel Powers. Surviving are two sons, Jeff Sanders and wife Dawn of Boone, NC and Greg Sanders and wife Amy of Glade Spring, VA; two daughters, Pam Ramey and husband Coy of Wise, VA and Tammy Turner Myers and husband Randy of Powhatan, VA; eight grandchildren, Kayla Brooks and husband Craig, Katie Sanders, Matthew Turner, Kristen Sanders, Eric Ramey (Like her own son), Adam Sanders, Joshua Turner and Jordan Sanders; two step-grandchildren, Paul Myers and Erik Myers; a brother, James Arthur Powers and wife Linda of Knoxville, TN; two sisters, Connie Mullins and husband Denvil of Lebanon, VA and Arlene Sanders and husband Charles of Wise, VA; and a host of other relatives and friends. Order of the Eastern Star Services for Frankie Powers Sanders will be conducted by O.E.S. Gladeville Chapter 171 of Wise, VA at 7:00 P.M. Friday, April 13, 2012 at the Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel in Wise, VA with funeral services following with Roger Freeman officiating. The Family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. till time of services at 7:00 P.M. Friday at the Sturgill Funeral Home in Wise, VA. Graveside Services and Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, April 14, 2012 in the Sanders Family Cemetery. Family and friends will meet at 10:30 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home to go to the cemetery in procession. Please visit www.sturgillfuneral.com to leave online condolences for the family. Sturgill Funeral Home 1621 Norton Road SW Wise, VA 24293 is in charge of arrangements.