ORLEANS – Laurina Joanne “Tub” Sanders, 66, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany.
Born February 25, 1956, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Lawrence Ellis Holt Sr. and Eloise Joanne (Pitman) Holt-Eads. Laurina married Arthur Leroy “Buddy” Sanders April 26, 1975 and he preceded her in death February 20, 1999.
Laurina worked as a manager for many years at the Mitchell McDonald’s and was very proud of her career. She was a big fan of Elvis and loved going to yard sales. She was the best mother anyone could ever ask for. Laurina was very caring and giving.
Surviving are her children, Jessica Joanne (Jarrett) Myler of French Lick and Shawn Leroy Sanders of Orleans; grandchildren, Hope Victoria Harkness, Raistlin Michelle Bauer, Adrian Marie Abel, Jake Arthur Myler, and Jonathan Sanders; siblings, Tammy (Steven) Holloway of Tennessee, Lawrence (Linda) Holt, Jr. of Bedford, and Karlie (Heather) Holt of Orleans; special friends, Melissa Sparks of Mitchell and Sonny Morgan of Salem; and three great-grandchildren.
Her husband; parents; and brother, Norman Lee Holt preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 8, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Steven Holloway officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
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