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Obituaries

Obituaries

Betty J. Butts Sanders 1923 - 2005 Lawrence

Services for Betty J. Butts Sanders, 82, Lawrence, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Lawrence Unity Church.Mrs. Sanders died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Feb. 11, 1923, in Protection, the daughter of Raymond and Marie Wills Butts. She attended Kansas University and Wichita Business College.Mrs. Sanders served in the U.S. Woman's U.S. Army Corps during World War II and attained the rank of staff sergeant. She worked for Beech Aircraft in Wichita, First National Bank of Wichita and the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation. She was a lifetime member of the Parent Teacher Assn. and a patron of the Lied Center.She married Grover Edward Sanders on Jan. 2, 1948, in Protection. He survives, of the home. Other survivors include a son, James Edward Sanders, Fairway; two daughters, Sandra Jane Sanders, Lawrence, and Denise Louise Sanders, Marlton, N.J.; a sister, Ramona Lawrence, Protection; and three grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the donor's choice, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Sanders.