Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 22, 2014

Eleanor Little Saunders

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. — Eleanor Little Saunders, 75, of Roanoke County passed away at her home with her loving husband  by her side on Easter Sunday,  April 20,  2014. She was born in Pocahontas, VA. on January 26, 1939, the daughter of  Walter L. Little and Minnie Ruth Little of Bluefield, W.Va.

She was a graduate of National Business College.

Eleanor is survived by her husband of 52 years, Robert L. (Bob) Saunders, Jr., and sons, Robert Keith Saunders and wife, Tara, of Mildenhall, England, Walter Todd Saunders and wife, Kim of Greenville, SC., three grandchildren, Zane Saunders,  Adrian and Ava Saunders, a brother, Robert (Bob) Little, and a sister, Carolyn Little, both of Bluefield, W.Va.

Services will be held at Oakey’s South Chapel on Brambleton Ave. in Roanoke at Noon, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Dr. Pete Schemm and the Rev. Chuck Stanley will officiate. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. The family will receive  friends at Oakey’s South Chapel from 10:00 A.M. Wednesday till service time at Noon.

Memorials may be made to Cave Spring Baptist Church, 4973 Brambleton Ave., Roanoke, VA 24018.

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