Obituary of Patsy Sanders

Patsy D. Sanders, age 86, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at her home. She was born April 9, 1937, in Ft. Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Coleman Eden and Belva Edwards Eden. She married Willis Orville Sanders. Patsy had worked as a jewelry associate at Wal-Mart in Ft. Scott for many years. After her retirement from Wal-Mart, she provided babysitting
services out of her home. Patsy loved to play Bingo and travel.

Survivors include two children, Pam Owenby (Russell) of Deerfield, Missouri and Greg Sanders of Ft. Scott; six grandchildren, Jamye Coffman (Tom), Patricia Brake, Kallie Stowe (Killian), Drew Howlingcrane, Brandon Owenby (Meghan) and Dani Owenby; twelve great-grandchildren, Brady, Sawyer and Sabrina
Coffman, Sami and Abi Rhynerson, Daniel, Darbi and David Brake, Oliver and Archer Stowe and Braxlynn and Memphis Owenby and a great-great-grandson, Ryker.

Patsy was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Shannon Sanders, a daughter, Linda Howlingcrane, two great-grandchildren, a brother, Floyd Eden and three sisters, Laura Miller, Berniece Stone and Pearl Thurston.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, February 6 th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Lath Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Ronald McDonald House and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of
remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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