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Ethel Troublefield Sanders
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1917
Death: Nov. 19, 2008

-- The funeral for Mrs. Ethel T. Sanders, formerly of Chester, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Armenia United Methodist Church. The Rev. Harry Ginhart and the Rev. Fant Steel will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Sanders, 91, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at Rex Healthcare Center in Raleigh.

Born in Sumter on March 30, 1917, she was a daughter of Alex and Mary Troublefield. Mrs. Sanders retired from the Chester County School District as an elementary teacher, having taught for over 46 years. She was a former Chester County Teacher of the Year. A graduate of Sumter High School, Limestone College and Winthrop College, Mrs. Sanders became a volunteer with the Chester County School District after retirement and taught adult education. A big contributor to the Chester Soil and Water Conservation District for many years, Mrs. Sanders was conservation-minded all her life. She taught conservation to her students and has honored many people with her generosity to the district. She was honored with a plaque by the district at their annual affiliate banquet in 2006 for her years of service. The commissioners of the Soil and Water Conservation District acknowledge her many contributions.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Sanders Thorne of Raleigh.

She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Mabry "Tommy" Sanders Jr.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tonight at Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester.

Memorials may be made to Armenia United Methodist, 2840 Armenia Road, Chester.

Condolences to the family may be made at

Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester, is in charge of arrangements.
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  Thomas Mabry Sanders (1916 - 1980)*
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Armenia United Methodist Church Cemetery
Chester County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Rick and Kathy Wright
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
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Ethel <i>Troublefield</i> Sanders
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 Added: Jan. 9, 2011

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