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Doris F. (Anderson) Saunders

August 16, 1932 ~ September 11, 2022 (age 90)
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Doris Faye (Anderson) Saunders Age 90 of Salem, Ohio, Passed away September 11, 2022 at the Masonic Home in Shelbyville Kentucky. Doris was born August 16, 1932 in their home outside Winona Ohio to the late John and Bertha (Baughman) ANDERSON. Doris's mother Bertha was married to Greely Hickman later in life, she was one of seven children.


Surviving her are two Sons: Thomas Alan and Margarita C. Saunders of Kodiak Alaska and Richard Eugene (Gene) and Shirley Saunders of Bagdad Kentucky, and her sister Joyce (Anderson) Carnes of Hanoverton Ohio, and a sister-in-law Mary J (Jody) Saunders of Sun City Arizona. She also leaves behind 6 Grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 1 step great great grandchild, plus a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Richard Lee Saunders and her daughter of 14 years Joy Lee Saunders, three brothers: Bob, Donnie and Jerry Anderson. Two sisters Marlene (Anderson) Blackburn, and Donna May (Anderson) Schafer.


Doris was a nurse's aide at the Salem Hospital who always enjoyed helping people. After the death of her daughter, Joy, she lost interest in the hospital and stayed home to take care of her sons. She became involved in Volunteering during those later years. Helping at the First Christian Church in Salem for many years. Also, she became a volunteer at United Local High School. There she did everything from Office work, hall monitor, Cafeteria, wherever she was needed. She even was the person that made the call to inform the parents that their children were not at school. Then her and ate husband Richard became a local icon in the United Athletic Booster Club. During those years she took care of the books, she worked in the food stand, she was secretary and did some many things to support the team and the school.

Doris was a Loving and caring person, a devoted wife, mother, sister, and friend. She was always laughing and smiling and everybody that knew her loved her. She also had the reputation of being very ornery. She lived in Ohio most of her life. When her age got the best of her, she moved to Kentucky to be closer to her son and loved the fact that there was very little snow there. After spending nearly 10 years there she finally lost her battle to failing health, and will be missed.



A funeral service will held on Thursday, September 22nd at 11:00 AM at Brown Funeral Home in Salem, Ohio with Andrew Blackburn officiating. Calling hours will be held the night before on Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM September 21, 2022 at the funeral home. Family members are welcome to come earlier before the public viewing. We will move to the Hope Cemetery where we will have our final gathering for a few words. She will lay to rest with her husband Richard Saunders and her daughter Joy Lee. Friends and family may sign the guest register, send condolences and watch the Live Stream of her services at www.brownfhonline.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Salem (330) 337-6363.

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Services

Public Viewing
Wednesday
September 21, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home
510 Jennings Ave
Salem, OH 44460

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 22, 2022

11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home
510 Jennings Ave
Salem, OH 44460

Graveside Service
Thursday
September 22, 2022

12:30 PM
Hope Cemetery
1015 North Lincoln Avenue
Salem, OH 44460

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