|Birth: ||Oct. 27, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 2009|
Dorothy Sanders Busby, 88, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama formally of West Helena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 4, 2009 at DCH Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She had resided with her daughter in Alabama following the death of her husband of 61 years Homer Busby.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Busby, parents, Alice Wallace and Samuel Sanders; brother, Samuel Sanders Jr.; sisters, Della Staggs, Bessie Staggs and Florence Reynolds.
She is survived by daughters, Deborah Simmons of Northport, Alabama and Miriam Roberts (Richard) of La Combe, LA; grandchildren, Harry Loyd Rye Jr., Deborah Rye, Ann Rye Mc Caa, Melissa Rye Davis, Allison Roberts, Meredith Roberts, Melissa R. Taulin, Angelle Rodriguez, Kellie Roach, and the late Casey Roberts; 16 great grandchildren including Olivia Rye and Austin Rye-Crook with whom she lived; 6 great-great grandchildren, former son-in law Harry Rye, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by brothers, Reverend Jesse Sanders, of West Helena, Arkansas, Olive Cox, of Cabot, Arkansas, Mory Dorby of Eight Mile, HI, Cornelia Cavette of Springdale, Arkansas.
Our sweet precious Mother left us to be with her Heavenly Father following a short illness. She had lived in West Helena until moving to Alabama in 2003. She was a seamtress for many years. Her home was the gathering place for relatives to stop by for a visit. We will always remember these wonderful times together. She was a wise and Godly person who was always there for everyone. A celebration and rememberance of her life will be held at Roller-Citizen Funeral Home West Helena, Arkansas.
Pallbearers are Bobby Mc Caa, Chuck Davis, Sammy Mc Cory, Ronnie Long, Mike Sanders and Richard Roberts.
Services will be Wednesday, July 8, 2009 2 P.M. at Roller-Chapel with burial following in Sunset Memorial Park, West Helena, Arkansas Visitation from 6-8 P.M. Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at Roller-Citizens Chapel 870-572-2571. Online guestbook www.rollerfunerlhomes.com
Sunset Memorial Park
Created by: James C.
Record added: Jul 07, 2009
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