Wilma Jean Sanders

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Wilma sanders was born August 7, 1941. She went home to be with the lord on December 6, 2021, at 8:45 am.

Wilma was born and raised in Louisville, Ky, and attended Fern Creek High school.
Wilma gave her life to Christ and was Baptized in Jesus name when she was eight years old. She received the Holy Ghost at the age of seventeen and was called to ministry at the age of eighteen. Wilma last served as the Assistant Pastor to Dr Mamie Wilson.

Wilma moved to Columbus, Ohio on December 20, 1969, where she attended the Nationwide Beauty Academy. She graduated and passed the State Board exam to become a Professional Cosmetologist. Her true passion was writing, and she published an autobiography titled The Marriage God Put Back Together. Above all, Wilma was a loving mother, devoted wife, and caring sister.

Wilma is preceded in death by her husband John R Sanders. Parents Wilbur C. Simms, Luvenia Porter and Mother-in-Law Mary Lilly. Siblings Juanita Bell, Bernard (Bunny) Simms, Anna Sophronia (Fronie) Bell, Ernest (Pap) Simms, Willie (Sugarman) Simms. Brother-in-Laws Michael Bell and David Bell, Nephew Raymont Bell and grandson Jacob Jolly.

Wilma leaves to cherish her memories her sister Ernestine Thompson. Children Helen (John) Myers, JaRonda Grant, Donna (Joe) Jolly, Keith (Renee) Sanders, LaWarren (Shirley) Taylor and Curtis Taylor. Wilma also has 24 Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, and a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Monday, December 13, 2021 at Apostolic Faith Temple, 1634 E; Main St. Mask and Social Distancing are required. Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. To read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Sanders Family, visit www.TheChapelofPeace.com

Condolence Messages

  1. Donna, Joe and Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a beautiful woman that i enjoyed meeting and i know that all the kids in your home loved. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time and i know youwill be wrapped in comfort and peace as your faith sustains you , Still a tough loss for sure. We always want our Mama’s. Hugs to all

  2. The Family will be in my prayers!’Sending love peace and comfort during this time.I will miss her smile and always uplifting and encouraging words.

  3. Donna,
    May God provide you and your family peace and strength during this time. I am so sorry for your loss.

  4. Toyuana Ware-Stephens

    So sorry to hear this. Super sweet lady. Sending love and peace to the family during this time.

  5. Mr & Mrs. Jolly and family,
    I give my deepest condolence of the passing of your mother, I am sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4

  6. My sincere condolences to the family/loved ones of Sister Sanders. I had the great pleasure of meeting her and joining in with her, Pastor Mamie and fellow members in person and on phone conferences for several bible studies/discussions. I know that God is pleased with this great and faithful servant! She has earned her wings! Take flight Sister Sanders! God bless!

  7. Mrs. Donna and family I send my condolences to you all during this time of grief. Your mom lived a wonderful life and her work here on Earth is done. Rejoice in the memories and know that she is peacefully at rest. Prayers to you all.

  8. Felicia Thornton

    I send my condolences to you all at this time of grief, Momma Sanders will be missed and always loved, She is truly an Angel and She now can rest in peace with the Lord. Amen. Sending prayers to the Family.

  9. God called home an Angel . Aunt (Wee Wee) Advangelist Wilma Jean Sanders was my mom’s last living sibling, she was a wonderful woman of God. She was Loved and will be missed Praying for our family during this time of Grief Asking God to keep his loving Arms of protection around us. Claiming nothing but the Blood of Jesus, knowing that we will see her again. We Love you Aunt Wee Wee

  10. Rudolph Barnett & Family

    We the Barnett family send our condolences to Sis Wilma Sanders family. She was such a dear friend & a next door neighbor in Lou. Ky. We will miss her so much. My wife’s sister Joyce Greene was her best friend. She was truly saved. May God be with you all in your time of loss. Our prayers are with you all. We know that we shall see her again real soon. God Bless

  11. To, helen , jaronda, keith,and donna we are all so very sorry to hear about the loss of your mom and our dear friend sister wilma, we were in touch with her during the loss of our mom sis joyce greene of Louisville, Ky, recently, october 2021. i did not get a chance to speak to her but , danetta did. she was the one who lead mom to christ ,and then us. her and mom are looking down on us in perfect peace. and praise god there is no more suffering for them. i know that these are the end times,but god will sustain his people. You,all our in my prayers. Love you,Robert Greene AKA BROTHER.

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