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Date published: 2/12/2013

Alice L. Sanders

Alice Lacy Sanders, 83, of Fredericksburg went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.

She was born Jan. 16, 1930, at Lacy Mill House in Spotsylvania County. She was the daughter of William Otis Lacy and Lena Brooks Lacy and was one of 15 children. She had her first job as a teenager at F.W. Woolworth, where she met the love of her life.

Mrs. Sanders was a loving wife and a stay-at-home mother for many years. After proudly earning her GED, she worked in retail for Heel-N-Toe, J.C. Penney, the Scotsman and A&N stores in Fredericksburg. She was a longtime member of Falmouth Baptist Church and an active volunteer for the American Cancer Society.

Mrs. Sanders is survived by her husband of 66 years, Charles Everette Sanders Sr. She is also survived by three sons and two daughters, Charles E. Sanders Jr. and wife Linda of Lynchburg, Janice S. Bock and husband Cyrill of Stafford County, David A. Sanders and wife Deborah of King George County, Donald A. Sanders and wife Elizabeth of Stafford and Jeanenne L. Griffin of Stafford; sister Mary Lacy Byrd of Virginia Beach; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews who all loved her dearly.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorials Processing Center, Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.