Theresa M. Sanders 1959-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Ms. Theresa Marie Sanders, 60, entered eternal life Friday, July 31, 2020, at the Cleveland Clinic.

Ms. Sanders was born Dec. 18, 1959, in Youngstown, a daughter of Otha and Ocarlena Robinson Sanders. She was a 1978 graduate of South High School and worked for over 10 years at Beeghly Medical Center. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, Theresa enjoyed shopping, interior decorating, cleaning and planning family events. Her passion was for her family and she loved spoiling her grandchildren. She also loved hanging out with her only sister, Karen.

Theresa was a devoted member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.

She leaves to mourn her passing, but to rejoice in her eternal peace, her son, Cedric Sanders; three daughters, Ilicia Sanders, Tier Sander and Jamela Sanders; seven grandchildren, Rolicia, Ekayla, Camirra, Aaron, Zane, Aasim and Arthur Jr.; her sister, Karen (Barry) Moody; two brothers, Dwyane (Angela) Sanders and Jermaine Sanders; two aunts, Ruth Robinson and Willie Platter, all of Youngstown; and a host of loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Viewing will be 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, Youngstown. Private funeral services will follow for family only.

Arrangements entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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