Mercedes Cornelia Sanders, 88, a resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Mercedes was born October 14, 1933, in Franklin, the daughter of Junius Sanders and Georgia Lange Sanders.
Mercedes enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great nephews, Eban and Omri, who she adored dearly. She also enjoyed going to the Casino and antiquing.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her daughter, Debbie Percle and husband Mark of Morgan City; sister, Shirley Terry and husband Jim of Franklin; brother, Ronald Sanders Sr. of Patterson; niece, Rhonda Sanders; nephew, Ronald Sanders Jr. and wife Joy; their children, Eban and Omri; nephew, Steve Landry; niece, Crystal Rende and husband Ali; niece, Tiffany Sanders; grandpups, Henry and Sophie.
Mercedes was preceded in death by her parents, Junius and Georgia Sanders; brother, Henry Jay Sanders.
Pallbearers will be Mark Percle, Ronald Sanders Jr., Steve Landry, Robbie Percle and Tyler Percle
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Twin City Funeral Home from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services. After services, Mercedes will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.