Corsicana Daily Sun
Cora Lee Sanders, 86 of Kerens, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Born Cora Lee Jonas on Dec. 18, 1927 in Ballinger, Texas to John Francis and Treva Warren Jonas, she was one of 14 children raised on a cotton farm in Deming, N.M.
Cora Lee married Bill Sanders on May 24, 1946 and they lived in El Paso for much of their 52 years of marriage until Bill's death in 1998.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Deena and Phil Posey of Powell; grandsons Chris and wife Megan Latta Posey of Kerens, and Kyle and wife Cassidy Reed Posey of Cypress; three great-grandchildren, Alexis, Colton and Olivia Posey.
Memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Paschal Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wes Johnson officiating. Her ashes will be buried at a later date in New Mexico next to her husband.