Roberta Sanders

Roberta Sanders, 76, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 3:05 A.M.September 23, 2018 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.She was born August 9, 1942 in Mount Vernon to the late James Lawrence and Wanda Marie (Warner) Gaines. Roberta married Paul E. Sanders on October 21, 1961 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with over 56 years of marriage.

A Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Hughey Funeral Home with Reverend Jerry Montgomery officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon. Memorials may be made in Roberta’s honor to the Brian Fleri Rend Lake Foundation Scholarship Fund or the American Cancer Society.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit for further information.