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Ruby Sanders

March 11, 1936 — May 26, 2020

Ruby Seay Sanders was born March 11, 1936 in Aliceville, Alabama, the daughter of Henry and Annie Seay. God, in His divine wisdom, called her home to be with Him on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at the well-lived age of 84 years.

Ruby’s family moved to Saginaw, Michigan when she was a young child. They joined Mt. Olive Institutional Missionary Baptist Church and she remained a faithful member throughout her life. Ruby was a part of the Mt. Olive choir for many years until her health declined.

Ruby graduated high school and went on to attend Delta College, from where she graduated with an Associates Degree. She worked for Saginaw County Child Development Headstart Program for over twenty years. She was also a preschool teacher. Ruby loved the Lord and she loved children. She enjoyed reading God’s Word and sharing the good news of salvation with people. She will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Annie Seay; son, Kenneth Sanders; brothers, Henry Jr. and Joel Seay.

She leaves to celebrate her life one daughter, Cathy Williams; granddaughter, Ebony Koger, Mesa, Arizona; great-grandchildren, Christopher Adams, Shane Koger; great-great-grandson, Nehemiah Washington; special friends, Minnie Reese and Debra Brown and Family.

The family would like to express special thanks to A & D Waiver Program, Ivan E. Phillips and the Staff of Paradise Funeral Chapel.

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