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In Memory of

Linda Upshaw Sanders

May 24, 1941 - March 26, 2015

Obituary


Shreveport, LA- Services for Linda Sue Upshaw Sanders, 73, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2015, at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home in Shreveport. Officiating will be Dr. Murry Hodge and Reverend Billy Crosby, both of Summer Grove Baptist Church. The family will be receiving visitors at 10:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park in Haughton, Louisiana.
Linda was born on May 24, 1941, in Columbia, Louisiana, and went to her heavenly home on March 26, 2015 . She passed away peacefully with her family by her...

Shreveport, LA- Services for Linda Sue Upshaw Sanders, 73, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2015, at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home in Shreveport. Officiating will be Dr. Murry Hodge and Reverend Billy Crosby, both of Summer Grove Baptist Church. The family will be receiving visitors at 10:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park in Haughton, Louisiana.
Linda was born on May 24, 1941, in Columbia, Louisiana, and went to her heavenly home on March 26, 2015 . She passed away peacefully with her family by her side after a courageous battle with kidney cancer.
Linda was the Plant Manager's Secretary at Libbey Glass for a number of years and later joined Customer Service where she took great pride in handling glassware orders for her customers. She retired from Libbey Glass in 1997. She was a great cook and loved serving delicious meals for her family. Linda was a long time member of Summer Grove Baptist Church and Bill Long's Sunday School class.
She was preceded in death by her parents Ray Benoyd Upshaw and Lennie Haddox Upshaw. Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Edward Sanders; one sister Barbara Chambless and husband Jack of Shreveport, LA; one niece, Tiffany Chambless Ristroph and husband Kevin, of The Woodlands, TX; two great-nieces, Caroline Elizabeth Ristroph and Mary Claire Ristroph; step-son, Stephen C. Sanders and wife Veronica, of Arlington, Virginia, and step-daughter Julie E. Sanders, of Houston, Texas.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Chambless, Jr., Kevin Ristroph, Billy Fisher, Raymond Fisher, Stephen Sanders and Kinny Haddox.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Seborn Woods for his compassion, care, and friendship for many years. A special thanks also to the Willis Knighton Cancer Center doctors and nurses and the St. Joseph Hospice Care nurses.
Her favorite Bible verse was Philippians 4:13; "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." She will be extremely missed by her husband, family and friends.
You may share words of comfort with the family by visiting www.centuriesmemorialfh.com