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Eldorado Watson Sanders

February 6, 1947 — June 19, 2020

Mrs. Eldorado Watson Sanders, 73 transitioned on Friday, June 19, 2020, during her residency in New Bern, NC at a rehabilitation facility. Mrs. Sanders was born February 6, 1947, in Johnston County, NC to the late Edward and Thelma Watson. She is survived by two siblings, Waddell Watson of Raleigh, NC, and Jean Archibald (Hubert) of Smithfield, NC.
Mrs. Sanders attended Short Journey School and graduated from Johnston County Training School. She relocated to Baltimore Maryland upon graduation where she attended college. Mrs. Sanders returned to NC and married the late David Lee Sanders. She was a member of Johnson Chapel Church in Benson, NC during her early years. She was employed several years at JCC in Smithfield, NC, and Jones Sausage in Garner, NC. Mrs. Sanders enjoyed reading, shopping, cars, and just laughing!
Mrs. Sanders leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.

All attendees are required to wear a mask to enter the building and are asked to participate in social distancing.
Wednesday, June 24
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Home Chapel
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8416

All attendees are asked to wear a mask and participate in social distancing.
Graveside Service:
Thursday, June 25
11:00 AM
Woodard Family Cemetery
Wendell, NC
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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

1:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sanders Funeral Home Chapel

806 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577

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Graveside Service

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Woodard Family Cemetery


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