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Rosemary D. (DeHart) Sanders, 84, Bargarsville

Rosemary D. (DeHart) Sanders, 84, passed away after a seven-year courageous battle with PsP (Progressive Supernuclear Palsy) Sunday morning, Nov. 17, 2013, at the Franklin United Methodist Community. She was a resident of Bargersville.

Rosemary was born in Clark Township in Johnson County March 18, 1929, to  the late Herman "Mike" and Teresa (Gallagher) DeHart. She was a 1947 graduate of Trafalgar High School. She retired in 1987 as secretary for the middle school guidance department of Center Grove Community School Corporation. Prior to that, Rosemary worked in the personnel department for Eli Lilly & Company for eight years. She also worked alongside her husband in the family business, Sanders Auction Services, as the cashier. Many auctions were conducted in the Brown County area.

Rosemary is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 63 years, Richard A. Sanders, whom she married Sept. 16, 1950, in Franklin. Together they raised two sons, Larry R. (Cathy) Sanders of Bargersville and Bruce A. Sanders of Greenwood. She was grandmother of Courtney M. (Jeff) Lasiter of Greenwood, Emily C. Sanders of Las Vegas, Nev., and Nathan B. (Abbey) Sanders of Greenwood. Rosemary is survived by her siblings, Joseph (Nancy) DeHart of Trafalgar, Herman (Dianne) DeHart of Georgetown, Texas, and John DeHart of Franklin; and by several nieces and nephews.

Rosemary was preceded in death by a sister, Delores DeHart; and three brothers, George, Donald and Russell DeHart.

She attended Mount Auburn United Methodist Church in Greenwood and was a member of the Bargersville Republican Women’s Club. Rosemary was a former Republican vice precinct committee person for several years and was also a past Cub Scout den mother. She enjoyed working in her rose gardens.

The Rev. Dr. J. Wesley Hertel will conduct a graveside service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, 1977 State Road 135 South, Greenwood. Friends can call from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St., Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Rosemary to the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44195.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Sanders family at meredith-clark.com.

  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road