B. Sue Sanders


B. Sue Sanders, 77, of Columbus, passed from this life at 3:50 a.m. Monday, August 28, 2017, at Silver Oaks Health Campus.

Sue was a graduate of Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis. She retired from Cosco (Dorel Juvenile Group). Mrs. Sanders was a former member of Bartholomew County Snowmobile Club, Grandview Lake Garden Club, Grandview Lake Yacht Club and Driftwood Valley Cloggers. She loved spending time with her kids and grandkids, watching them grow. Sue enjoyed water sports, cruises, snowmobiling trips to Michigan and Wisconsin and trips to visit family in Arizona, Mississippi and Alabama.

The funeral will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike with the Rev. Michael Hoyt officiating. Friends and family may call from 4:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Friday and from 10:00 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Sanders family and a video tribute may be viewed at barkesweaverglick.com.

Mrs. Sanders was born October 7, 1939, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to the late James Morton and Mary Craig Bailey.

On February 28, 1970, she married Harry E. Sanders

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Harry; son, Tim (Churee) Holtke of Seymour; daughter, Christy (Will) Pumphrey of Columbus; grandchildren, John Bowling, Chloe Holtke, Luke Holtke, all of Seymour, Graham, Vivian and Katie Pumphrey, all of Columbus.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Betty Bailey of Phoenix, AZ; brother, James Morton Bailey II of Shirley, IN; son, Craig Alan Sanders of Columbus; and brother-in-law, Norman Boyle of Columbus.