Betty L. Sanders, 72, passed away September 22, 2014. Survived by children, Lorrie (Robert) Heckmann of Pueblo West, Carol (Terry) Hayes of Ceres, Calif., Vernon (Sandy) Sanders of Jerome, Idaho, Brenda (Frank) Leverton of Acton, Calif., Diane (James) Flynn of Olivehurst, Calif., and Kenneth (Dixie) Sanders of Merced, Calif.; son-in-law, Edwin Cooper of Jerome, Idaho; brother, Arthur (Glenna) Lightsey of Sutter, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ray Sanders; granddaughter, Amber L. Sanders; daughter Kathy Cooper; and sister Joann Galloway. Betty was born to Arthur and Edwina Lightsey on August 31, 1942, in Oakdale, Calif. She lived in Modesto, Calif. until 2004, when she moved to Pueblo. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, September 26, 2014, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Entombment, Mountain View Cemetery Mausoleum. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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