Bettie Francis (Jeter) Sanders

January 23, 1940 ~ September 14, 2021 (age 81)

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Mrs. Bettie F. Sanders passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at White Oak Manor Newberry.

She was born January 23, 1940 in Newberry County, to the late Eugene "Jake" Rutherford and the late Arelia Jeter Shell.  She was a member of New Enoree Baptist Church.

Mrs. Sanders was predeceased by brothers, Earl Shell, Leon Shell, Michael Shell and Cleophus Shell.

She is survived by two sons, David Reed (Joann) of Whitmire, SC, Theodore Sanders, Jr. (Barbara) of Greenwood, SC;  Marshal Smith (Rose) reared in the home as a son, sisters, Emma Jean Cannon (James) of Raleigh, NC, Brenda Bridges (Gene) of Newberry, SC; brothers, Billy Robert Shell of Orangeburg, SC, Donnie Shell (Paulette) of Rock Hill, SC, David William Shell of NewYork, Earnest Ruff of Whitmire; eight grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 3:00 PM at the Whitmire Cemetery, 211 Cemetery Drive, Whitmire, SC.  All in attendance are asked to wear a mask or face covering and to practice social distancing.  Viewing will be on Friday, September 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel.

The family will receive friends at 231 Evans Street, Whitmire, SC and 303 Callison Hwy., Greenwood, SC.

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 Service Program


Graveside Service
September 18, 2021

3:00 PM
211 Cemetery Drive, Whitmire Cemetery

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