Patsy Meador Saunders age 91 of Wirtz passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019.
She was born on May 22, 1928 a daughter of the late Earl and Evie Dickerson Meador. She was the youngest of nine children and was preceded in death by her siblings, Mamie, who died at six years old, Lessie, Lois, Earline, Ida, Ralph, Norman, Ralph Earl.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 75 years, Carl M. Saunders, Sr.; her children, Carl Saunders, Jr. (Carolyn) and Jean Bailey (Roy); three grandchildren, Heather Hancock (Doug), Evan Sweeney, Chad Sweeney (Amy); three great-grandchildren, Lizzie Hancock, Ben Hancock and Charlie Sweeney; special niece, Rita; special friend, Melissa She was also survived by other family members and friends. She retired from Eli Lilly.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Conner-Bowman Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Poland officiating. Interment will follow in the Brown-Saunders Family Cemetery at the home.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home 62 VA Market Place Drive (Route 220 @ Wirtz Road) Rocky Mount. www.connerbowman.com (540) 334-5151