Virginia Ruth Graham Saunders, 94, of Roanoke passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018 with her loving family by her side.
She was born December 25, 1923, allowing her family a wonderful double celebration each year. She was a loving and caring Mother and Grandmother who was loved completely and will be deeply missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Lee Saunders Jr.; loving daughter-in-law, Leila Shakni Saunders; and grandson, Sean Smith.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter. Donna (Ronald) Manning; sons. Robert Saunders and Jeffrey (Sheila) Saunders; her beloved grandchildren, Scott Barrios, Lori Barber (Jennifer Bickling), Jason Saunders, Kristy Stinnette, Jeremy (Margie) Smith, and Kelly Overstreet; and her precious great-grandchildren, William Saunders, Kayleigh Barber, Cynthia, James, and Meghan Stinnette, Alyssa Smith, Kaylynn Caldwell and Zakry, Elana and Elija Overstreet.
A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Oakey’s Vinton Chapel. The Rev. G. Mark Washington officiated.