Posted: May 12, 2009
GUIN, Ala. — Mittie Sanderson, 91, died May 11, 2009, at Sunset Manor in Guin. Services are Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Otts Funeral Home Chapel in Sulligent, Ala., with Bro. Glenn Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Barnesville Cemetery near Hamilton, Ala. Visitation is today from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Sanderson was born June 29, 1917, in Marion County, Ala., to the late Frank Emerson and Esther Wiggington Emerson Killingsworth. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thurston V. Sanderson; sisters, Katie Shotts, Virgie Stone and Ruthie Emerson; brothers, Morgan, Orville, Coston, Molton and Cecil Emerson; and one great-grandchild. She is survived by her sons, Bobby Sanderson of Winfield, Ala., Lendle Sanderson of Beaverton, Ala., and Q.T. Sanderson of Detroit, Ala.; daughter, Wilma Jean Oliver of Rogersville, Ala.; nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.