Mrs. Sanders was born Oct. 3, 1943, in Clarion, to Calvin M. and Nettie L. Custer Beers.
She married John W. Sanders Sr. on Jan. 14, 1961. He passed away on June 8, 2008.
Mrs. Sanders was a homemaker whose hobbies included cooking and taking care of her family.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey L. Sanders; two sisters, Elizabeth Ball and Gertrude Slama; and a brother, Calvin M. Beers Sr.
She is survived by: a daughter, Pamela Root and her husband James, Masury; three sons, John W. Sanders Jr., Masury; Ronald W. Sanders, Hermitage; and Charles W. Sanders, Sharon, with whom she lived; a sister, Ruby Perry, Hadley; two brothers, Barry Beers and his wife Connie, and Charles D. Beers, all Masury; and nine grandchildren, Destiny Sanders, with whom Kathryn also lived; Melissa Stiles, Jessie Stiles, Nicholas Stiles, Matthew Stiles, Bridget Sullivan, Briana Sullivan, Jonelle Sanders and Derek Sanders; and 10 great-grandchilden.
Mrs. John W. (Kathryn J.), 70, Sharon.
Calling hours: 2 p.m. to time of service Wednesday (1-15-14) in JOHN FLYNN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY Inc., 2630 E. State St., Hermitage. Friends may sign an online guestbook at www.flynnfuneralhome.com
Service: Funeral service at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. C. Charles Eckles, pastor of IHS Gospel Ministries, Hermitage, officiating.
Burial: Cremation will follow services.