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Rosalie Sanders

Rosalie Byrd Sanders, 91, of Crystal Springs, died Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Ridgeland Point.

Services will be held at 10 am Wednesday at First Baptist Church Crystal Springs with interment at Harmony Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Sanders was a member of First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs and was involved in Golden Days Choir, Sunday school and mission activities. She also enjoyed being a member of the local garden club. While previously a longtime resident of Mt. Olive, Rosalie was a member of First Baptist Church Mt. Olive and taught Sunday School, G.A.s and loved mission work.

She was also very involved in the booster clubs at Mt. Olive Attendance Center and Simpson County Academy and served on several committees at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Survivors include: sons, Dr. Tony Byrd of Hazlehurst, Michael Byrd of Terry and Tim Byrd of Glouster, VA; daughter, Lynda Smith of Irving, TX, Becky Wilks of Shreveport, LA, and Terri Guthrie of Denton, TX; 16 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.

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