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Irene Elizabeth (Blume) Sanders

July 21, 1937 ~ July 8, 2020 (age 82)


Irene Elizabeth Blume Sanders, Bamberg, SC

Mrs. Irene Elizabeth Blume Sanders, 82, of Bamberg, SC, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 surrounded by her family.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, July 10, 2020, at Springtown Baptist Church Cemetery.

Born in Bamberg, SC on July 21, 1937 to the late John Gary Blume and the late Gertrude Rebecca Wilson Blume.

Irene loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren, loved to cook and loved flowers.

Irene is survived by her husband Martin Van Buren Sanders of 51 years, her children Tammy(Patrick)Yingling, Christine Hill, Tony(Cathy)Rowell, Dale(Crystal)Rowell, Donna Rowell, Amy(Roy)Wood, Rebecca(Shannon)Richmond, Franky Jones, step sons, Rusty Sanders, Marty(Sherry)Sanders, nineteen grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, her sisters Johnny DeHay and Daisy Davis. She was predeceased by her daughters Alice Faye Rowell and Vanessa Jansen.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 4124 Clemson Blvd Suite L Anderson, SC 29621 in memory of Mrs. Irene Blume Sanders.

The family would like to thank the staff of Pruitt Health of Bamberg.

Cooner Funeral Home, LLC, ( 287 McGee Street Bamberg, SC 29003 is assisting the family with arrangements.



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Graveside Service
July 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Springtown Baptist Church
PO Box 247 6249 Hadwin Road
Bamberg, SC 29003

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