Betty Jean Sanders, 88, formerly of Carthage, passed away Sept. 20, 2012, at her assisted living home in Phoenix, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Sanders, on Feb. 17, 1980, and her parents, Ramond E. Welker and Georgia Quigley Welker.
Betty was a homemaker and an avid golfer, and enjoyed reading and needlework. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Carthage, and Carthage Women's Golf Association.
Surviving family include: her daughter, Carol Jenkins, and Bill of Fountain Hills, Ariz., her son, James (Jay) Sanders, and Nancy of Carthage, four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
A private family memorial will be held in Park Cemetery, Carthage, Mo. Cards and remembrances may be sent to the home of Jay and Nancy Sanders, 12894 Dogwood Rd., Carthage, Mo.