Opal Simpson Sanders

Jul 16 2007

85 year old Opal Simpson Sanders of Woodbury died Monday of an extended illness at her daughter's home in Beech Grove. She was a Cannon County native, a housewife, and a Baptist. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. James Robert King and David Moody will officiate and burial will be in the Cherry Cemetery. Visitation starts Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hillary and Eunice Jones Simpson; her husband, Savage Sanders; a daughter, Maureen Mooneyham; brothers, Sterling and Alvie Simpson; and sisters, Ellen Brandon and Dorothy Collins. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Vivian and Donald Morton of Murfreesboro and Vida and James Robert King of Beech Grove. A son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Arlene Sanders of Woodbury. A sister, Geneva Brandon of Woodbury. A brother, Robert Simpson of Bradyville. Six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Son-in-law, William Mooneyham of Woodbury. Woodbury Funeral Home is i charge of the arrangements.

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