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Edith Via Gravely Boladz Sanders

November 27, 1927 December 3, 2018
Edith Via Gravely Boladz Sanders
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Obituary for Edith Via Gravely Boladz Sanders

Edith Via Gravely Boladz Sanders, 91, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018. Edith was born November 27, 1927 in Martinsville, Virginia to Ben Franklin and Grace Richardson Gravely. She lived in New York City, New York, and Memphis, Tennessee before moving to Dallas, Texas in 1970. Edith returned to her hometown in retirement, residing at King Grant in Martinsville.

Edith worked for E. I. DuPont in Martinsville, where she met her first husband, Joe Boladz. She later worked for an Investment Company in Dallas, Texas. Edith enjoyed photography, theatre, bridge and golf. She was an active member of John Calvin Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas, Meadowbrook United Methodist Church in Ft. Worth, Texas, and the First Baptist Church in Martinsville, Virginia.

Edith was preceded in death by two husbands, Joseph Boladz and Robert Sanders; 4 sisters: Ollie Bauldin, Kathryn Dowdy, Lorine Sunquist, and Margaret Knight; and two brothers, Dillard F Gravely, and Kenneth W Gravely.

Edith is survived by four nieces, Heidi Lanford of Waynesboro, Virginia, Suzanne Braswell of Midlothian, Virginia, Lynn Knight Stuchel of Wake Forest, North Carolina, and Leah Gravely of Lilburn, Georgia; and three nephews: William Bouldin of Martinsville, Virginia; Dane Gravely of Bassett, Virginia and Brian Gravely of Pfafftown, North Carolina; as well as numerous great nephews and great nieces.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel. Funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 with Chaplain Paul Johnson and Rev. Libby Grammer officiating. Burial will be held private.

In lieu of flowers, she requested any memorials be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 3907, Martinsville, VA 24112 in remembrance of her.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Sanders family. Online condolences can be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

12

Dec

1:00 PM 12/12/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/12/2018 2:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 Virginia
United States

Funeral

Wednesday

12

Dec

2:00 PM 12/12/2018 2:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 Virginia
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

P.O. Box 3907
Martinsville, VA 24115
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