GAINESVILLE, Ga. Emily Joyce Sanders who resided at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, GA with her husband of 60 years, Walter McDonald Sanders III, quietly passed into eternal rest on Sunday afternoon April 23th, 2017. She died of no apparent cause other than being called home to her Heavenly Father.?? Emily was born to Albert Goodloe Joyce and Emily Flippen Joyce (of Dallas TX) in Pelham NY in 1936, and was the eldest of three sisters.
She is survived by her husband, Walter M. Sanders III, her younger sister, Caroline Farrar, her 4 children ; Nina, Sandy and wife Dianna, Brian and wife Susan, Steve and wife Emme, 7 grandchildren: Grayson Sanders, Stephanie Sanders, Aubrey Sanders, Emily Rea and Mac Sanders V, Larissa and Brett Mulvaney, nieces and nephews.?
To honor her compassion for others and love of flowers, we would welcome flowers or a donation to the State Botanical Garden of GA-Athens, GA. Thank you.
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Published on  April 26, 2017