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Maria Lynn Sanders

February 16, 1969 — May 29, 2010

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Maria Loyd Sanders age 41, of Jonesboro, Georgia died Saturday evening, May 29th, 2010 in McDonough, Georgia surrounded by her family and loved ones.

A native of Floyd County, Maria was born on February 16th, 1969, the daughter of James William "Jim" Loyd and Carol Oswalt Elder. She had spent the greater part of her life in the Atlanta area and was a graduate of Jonesboro High School in Jonesboro, Georgia. Maria attended North Pointe Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia. Maria was a Real Estate Agent and was awarded several Real Estate awards in the Atlanta area.

Survivors include a daughter, Amanda Black of Jonesboro, GA.; a son, Blake Sanders of Locust Grove, GA.; her mother, Carol Oswalt Elder of Jonesboro, GA.; her father and step-mother, Jim and Sherry Loyd of Rome; 3 sisters, Della Gore of Rome, Stacey Robertson of Temple, GA. and Anissa Elder of Stockbridge, GA.; 2 brothers, Trey Elder of Jonesboro, GA. and Mark Loyd of Rome; Grandmother, Mrs. Sara Oswalt Ritchey of Rome. Nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Maria Loyd Sanders will be this (Wednesday) afternoon, June 2nd, 2010 at 1 o'clock from the Parkview Chapel of Fred Talley's Funeral Home with the Rev. Dave Riley and Dr. Bill Dempsey officiating with interment to follow in East View Cemetery.

The family received friends on Tuesday evening from 6 until 8:30 at Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel. At other hours they will be at the home of a sister, Della Gore, #25 Bridgeview Drive, Rome, Georgia.

The following will serve as active pallbearers, David Gore, Lee Jackson, Mark Loyd, Ben Curry, Brent Robertson and Steven Neill.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contribution may be made to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition at

Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements for Maria Loyd Sanders.

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