SAUNDERS, Virginia G.

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.

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