Louise Elizabeth Sanders, 98, of Norphlet, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at the Medical Center of South Arkansas.

She was born May 6, 1915, to Inez Lacy and Giles Marion Manor in Anding, Miss. 

Louise was a resident of Norphlet for more than 85 years.  She married Radie Sanders in 1936. She was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.  Louise was a member of the Norphlet First United Methodist Church and was a founding member of the Norphlet Civic Club. She was a leader in her church and community.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Radie; and son, Giles Ray. 

Survivors include her daughter, Beth Ann Barnhardt, of Norphlet; granddaughters, Shannon Deckard, of Clinton, Sheryl Warren, of Norphlet, Donna Kay Snow (Robbie), of Bryant, and Suzy Bridges (Jamie), of Hot Springs; grandsons, Andy Sanders (Monica), and Jon Sanders, of Norphlet; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Norphlet First United Methodist Church. Burial and a brief graveside service will be at Rest Haven Cemetery immediately following the funeral. Pallbearers are Jim Crotty, John Crotty, Mike Crotty, Paul Long, David Long, Mitchell McNeill, Zac Warren and Cecil Polk.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 tonight at Bailey Funeral Home in El Dorado.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church in Norphlet.

An online registry is available at www.baileyfuneralhome.net.

Published: 05/12/2013