The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Zion Grove Baptist Church, Whitehouse Road, Montezuma, Georgia. Burial will follow at Champ Waters Cemetery, 191 Twin Churches Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
Eliza Beatrice Lloyd Sanders was born on March 28, 1949 in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia to the late Bessie Mallard and James Davis. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Alicia Lloyd; siblings, Shirley Lloyd, Freddie Mallard, Sammie Lloyd; an aunt, Dorothy Beal; and mother/father-in-law, Gussie & A.C. Sanders. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County and was a 1968 graduate of the historic D.F. Douglas High School in Montezuma, Georgia. Eliza was member of Second Salem Baptist Church where she once served as the Church Secretary and on the Missionary Ministry. She was employed as an inspector at Forrest Mill in Montezuma, Georgia. After many years of dedicated services she retired from Southern Frozen Food as a QC Inspector. Eliza was joined in holy matrimony to Thomas Sanders.
She leaves to cherish her memories a devoted husband, Thomas Sanders, Montezuma, Georgia; three loving and caring children, Eric Chastine, Montezuma, Georgia, Marica Sanders, Perry, Georgia, Latinia Hubbard (Timothy); five grandchildren, Tequier, Quionne, Kingston, Zy’ Mauria, and Quimahd; four stepchildren, Thomas Oliver (Dorothy), Lisa Tuff, Angela Mathis (Willie Joe), and Tonya Sanders; eleven step grandchildren; a sister Elsie Martin, Warner Robins, Georgia; an uncle, Dock Davis; sister-in-law, Ossie Lomen, Montezuma, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends, including a close cousin, Annie Smith.