Linda Joyce Sanders
June 8, 1949   -   November 1, 2010

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Dedicated to Friends, Past and Present

Linda Joyce Sanders of Atlanta, GA, died peacefully Monday, November 1, 2010.  Celebration of Life services will be held Friday, November 5th, at 11:00 a.m. at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in Norcross with Rev. Scott Huskins officiating.  Visitation will be held Thursday, November 4th, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Friday, November 5th, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Ms. Sanders, a graduate of Briarcliff High School and the University of Georgia, was an international flight attendant.  Her career began with United Airlines continuing with Southern Airways, Republic Airlines, Northwest Airlines, and at the time of her death, Delta Airlines.  Born June 8, 1949, in Memphis, TN, she is survived by her beloved father, F. R. (Bob) Sanders of Atlanta and preceded in death by her most beloved mother, Bernice Darnell Sanders and endeared brother, SSgt. John Robert Sanders of the United States Marine Corps.  Other survivors include nephew, Douglas Sanders; nieces, Lauren Sanders and Elizabeth Lund of Raleigh, NC; a host of aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.  Linda's zest for life was exemplified by her shining personality. She focused her personal life on thinking and caring for others and her love for God and His Presence, her family and particularly her mother and father, her nephew and nieces.  Her flight attendant friends were very dear to her heart.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:  Hope Givers, Inc., P. O. Box 29013, Atlanta, GA  30359.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com.  Arrangments by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Norcross, GA 30092, (770) 448-5757. Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on November 4, 2010.