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Edna "NeeNaw" Faye Sanders

Edna "NeeNaw" Faye Sanders
October 5, 1920 - May 26, 2018

Edna Faye “Nee Naw” Sanders passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 in Wichita Falls, Texas and is now in her heavenly home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, June 1, 2018 in Lunn’s Colonial Chapel with Rev. Tommy Free and Jeff Kennon, her nephew, officiating. Burial will follow in Crestview Cemetery under the direction of Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home.

Edna Faye was born October 5, 1920 in Loving, Texas to Graydon and Clara (Jackson) Cox. She had been a resident of Wichita Falls since 1949. She accepted Christ as her savior in 1928, at a brush arbor meeting in Jermyn, Texas. She graduated from Graham High School and married the love of her life Walter (W. J.) Sanders on March 21, 1941. She was a homemaker and was truly devoted to her family. She loved them dearly and they returned her love.

Edna Faye was a long time member of Highland Heights Baptist Church where she served in the primary department due to her love of children. She later joined Westside Baptist Church and is now a member of Lamar Baptist Church.

Edna Faye was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 63 years in 2004; a grandson, Troy Epperson; a son-in-law, Mikel Jurecek; a brother and a sister.
She is survived by her twin daughters, Connie Jurecek of Seymour, Texas and Bonnie Epperson of Pflugerville, Texas; four grandchildren, Trent Epperson and wife Johnna of Friendship, Texas, Nicole Bufkin and husband Marty of Seymour, Texas, Blake Jurecek and wife Stacey of Lakeside City, Texas and Tara Stromberg and husband Justin of Austin, Texas. She is also survived by eight great grandchildren, Ryan and Emily Epperson, Malorie and McKenna Bufkin, Crosby and Campbell Jurecek, Troy and Noah Stromberg and several nieces and nephews.

Edna Faye loved her Lord and Savior and instilled that love in her family. Her family will cherish her memory as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation for the loving care provided by The Gables of Rolling Meadows and Hospice of Wichita Falls.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310 or to the donor’s charity of choice.