Mary P. Sanders



Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Poole Sanders, 90, of Springfield, SC, will be held at eleven a.m., Friday, October 27, 2017, at Dean Swamp Baptist Church with the burial in the Springfield Cemetery. The family will receive friends from six to eight p.m., Thursday, October 26th at Folk Funeral Home, Williston, SC. Memorial contributions may be given to Dean Swamp Baptist Church in her memory, P.O. Box 567, Springfield, SC 29146. Mrs. Mary passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

Born in Springfield, SC she was a daughter of the late Tracy Poole and Ada Hutto Poole and was married to the late Kenneth Ulyssess “Bo” Sanders. She was a member of Dean Swamp Baptist Church, where she previously served as the church clerk, served as a deacon and taught Sunday School in the Senior Adult Department. Mrs. Mary always helped with different committees and was a member of the Edisto Association WMU. She previously worked at Smith-Corona, Shuron, Charleston Ship Yard and Salley Manufacturing Company. She was a past president of the American Legion Auxiliary, a member of the Eastern Star, was one of the founding members of the Springfield Garden Club and formerly served on the Town Council of Springfield, worked with the Springfield Rescue Squad, and was in the Senior Citizens group in Springfield.

Survivors include daughters Linda Bizzell of St. Matthews, Ginger (Cory) Dunker of Aiken; sons Kenneth R. (Judy) Sanders of Springfield, Tracy C. (Carol) Sanders of Surfside Beach, SC; sisters Cheryl (Dan) Watts, Carol Ann Poole all of Lexington; 15 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter Brenda Boyd; grandsons Lee Boyd, Kenneth Sanders, Glenn Sanders; brother Richard Poole, and son-in-law Ray Bizzell.