Norma Janice's Story
PRINCETON, WV Norma Janice Greene Sanders, 92, died Monday July 24, 2017 at Glenwood Park Retirement Village in Princeton. Born November 13, 1924 in Jenkinjones, WV, she was the daughter of the late Samuel William Greene and Ora Mae Marshall Greene.
Mrs. Sanders was a faithful member of Christ Episcopal Church for 40 years where she was active in the choir. She enjoyed shopping, fashion, and clothes. Mrs. Sanders loved to travel, and her favorite trips were African safaris. She was a member of the Bluefield Quota Club and the Lioness Club.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Curtis Greene and Samuel William Greene, Jr.; and one step-son, Robert Reed Sanders.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph M. Sanders, III, of the home; one son, William Theodore Fleshman, Jr. and wife Pricilla Jones Fleshman of Blacksburg, VA; two step-sons, Joseph M. Sanders, IV and wife Wanda of Huntersville, NC and Ralph Jarrett Sanders and wife Lisa of Vienna, VA; two grandchildren, Krista Fleshman Jones and Niki Fleshman, both of Christiansburg, VA; step-grandchildren, Christopher Joseph Sanders and wife Ann of Davidson, NC, Aaron Sanders of Huntersville, NC, Jenna Sanders and Kyra Sanders, both of Vienna, VA; step-greatgrandchildren, Justin Sanders and Jason Sanders, both of Davidson, NC; and special friends, Katherine Shrader, Mary Raub, and Dr. Bhasker Pujari.? A memorial service will be held on Saturday July 29, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church with Rev. Chad Slater officiating. Inurnment will be at the Christ Episcopal Church Columbarium.
Immediately following the service, a reception will be held at the church where the family will receive friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, 200 Duhring Street, Bluefield, WV 24701 or to the Bluefield Union Mission, 2203 Bluefield Avenue, Bluefield, WV 24701.
Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting www.MercerFuneralHome.com.
Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Norma Janice Green Sanders.
Published on July 26, 2017