Lurine Workman Sanders, 78, wife of Tom Sanders, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Kershaw Health Medical Center, Camden. Born July 8, 1935, in Rembert (Sumter County), she was the daughter of the late Jessie Workman and Lucille Dinkins Workman.
Mrs. Sanders confessed Jesus Christ as her Lord and Saviour at an early age, making her a part of the Body of Christ. She joined fellowship with Rafting Creek Baptist Church. In her later years, she also fellowshipped with Anointed Word Christian Worship Center. She enjoyed fellowshipping with the Body of Christ. She loved to praise the Lord, listen to gospel music, and good preaching. She made people feel welcome with her beautiful smile, and cooked for them to show how much she loved them. She was a great blessing to her children, grandchildren, other children and to people. When you met her, she left an impression on you.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories: her husband; four daughters, Bennie Williams, Pastor Marie Sanders and Myra Sanders of Rembert, Valerie (Carl) Harris of Warrenton, VA; three sons, Thomas (Willie Mae) Sanders of Lugoff, Wayne (Carol) Sanders and Willie Sanders both of Rembert; four sisters, Gussie Workman, Laura Dinkins and Kathryn Mitchell of Rembert, Margaret Davis of Mitchellville, MD; four brothers, Jessie, Dosie, and James Workman of Newark, N. J., Hilliard Workman of Rembert; twelve grandchildren; three adopted grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two aunts; one uncle; ten sisters-in-law; eight brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and many she formed a special motherly bond with.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Hodge Workman; two sisters, Varine Davis (twin), and Lee Bertha Workman.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p. m., Friday, February 14, 2014 from the Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, 7355 Camden Highway, Rembert, with the Rev. Anthony Taylor, pastor, presiding. Dr. T. L. Penny, Senior Pastor of Shabach World Cathedral, eulogist, assisted by Evangelist Aderina Lee.
The family will be receiving friends and relatives at her home, 5750 T B Wright Road, Rembert.
The Remains will be placed in the church at 12:00 noon.
The funeral possession will leave from her home at 12:30 p. m.
Floral bearers will be nieces. Pall bearers will be nephews.
Burial will be in the Rafting Creek Baptist Church Yard Cemetery, Rembert.