Rita B. Sanders

Published 9:35 am Monday, July 3, 2023

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Rita Berry Sanders, 78, of Bell, Fla., passed away on June 27, 2023 in Chiefland, Fla. She was born on February 19, 1945 in Pike County to Casey and Lou Ada Thompson Berry.


She is preceded in death by her parents, Casey Berry and Lou Ada Thompson Berry; her husband, Marvin Lewis Sanders; her daughter, Nelline Sanders Steele; and her sister, Donna Hadley.

She is survived by her son, Michael Eric (Jill) Sanders of Bell, Fla.; her brother, William Ronnie (Brenda) Berry of Bratt, Fla.; her sister, Ronell Berry (David) Garrett of Walnut Hill, Fla.; and her grandchildren, Richard Kyle Sanders and Deborah Marie Sanders Moore.

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Funeral services will be held on Wed., July 5, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel in Atmore. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on July 5, 2023 from 10 a.m. until service time at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home in Atmore.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.