Viola
Viola Sanders, 40 of 972 Browns Valley-RedHill Road Utica, Ky. died on January 30, 2006 at her home. She was born in Daviess County, Kentucky to the late James Rolla Risse and Mary Emma Jean Henning Risse. Also preceded in death by sister, Mary Ann Dye. She worked as a real estate apprasier for Real Estate Appraisals and Consultants, LLC and formerly as office manager at Foreman-Watson, LLC. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and St. Anthony Choir. She enjoyed being with family, watching UK Basketball, youth sports, singing in church choir. Survivors include her husband of 15years of marriage, Charles Robert Sanders; one son, Matthew Sanders at home; one daughter, Mary Shannon Sanders at home; three sisters, Helen Goatee and her husband, Ricky of Stanley, Ky., Marie Ater, of Georgetown, Indiana, Paula VanCleave and her husband, Larry of Henderson, Ky.; three brothers, Daniel Risse and his wife, Connie of Stanley, Ky., David Risse and his wife, Rosetta of Stanley, Donald Risse and his wife, Susan of West Louisville. Services are at 2pm. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Browns Valley, Ky. Visitation at St. Anthony Catholic Church from 2:30 to 8:00pm. Wednesday with prayers at 7:00pm. Wednesday and visitation at the church on Thursday from 12 to 2pm. Reverend Tony Jones will be officiating. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to: CHILDRENS COLLEGE FUND % INDEPENDENCE BANK, 2425 FREDERICA STREET OWENSBORO, KY. 42301.

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  1. Bob,
    We are so very sorry for all our sakes on the loss of Vi. We loved her tremendously. She was a true friend.
    You,Mary Shannon and Matthew will be in our thoughts and prayers in the coming months. Just remember now you have your own angel watching ov

  2. Donnie & Susan
    Just wanted to let you know that I am praying for you and your family at this time. There is no way to ease the sorrow and pain, but know that I am with you in spirit.. love, mary d

  3. Dear Bob, Mary Shannon, Matthew and the many who loved Vi,

    All who knew her admired her faith and her total committment to God. The past few months she was tested in fire and only grew stronger in faith, hope and love. She leaves behind a lasting mem

  4. Bob, Mary Shannon & Matthew,
    We continue to keep you guys in our thoughts and prayers. May God help you through this trying time and know that Vi will always be with each of you. You will never be alone! God be with you, Marilyn

  5. Bob, Mary Shannon, & Matthew,
    We are so sorry for your loss of your beloved wife, mother, and friend. She was truly an awesome lady and will deeply be missed by all whose lives she has touched!! If the days, weeks, and months to come know that you and

  6. We are so sorry for your loss.
    May God keep His loving arms around you and give you the peace that passeth all understanding.

    Sincerely,
    Bobby and Kristi Tapp
    3015 creek Branch Cove
    Owensboro KY 42303

  7. Bob, Matthew and Mary Shannon,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the love and peace of Our Lord remain in your hearts.

    Respectfully,

  8. Bob, Mary Shannon, and Matthew,
    We were devistated to here of your loss. You are in our prayers and thoughts. Please let us know of anyway we might be able to help.
    Love and prayers,
    Sue Ellen, Perry, Samantha,Savannah and Zachary Warren

  9. I was so saddened when I opened the paper today. I hadn’t heard anything of Vi’s illness. Vi and I graduated from Apollo together. I was a paralegal for 20 years and we crossed paths every few months. Your family is in our prayers!

    God Bless,
    Sh

  10. Sanders Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are for you all.Today,tomorrow and for all the years to come.May God Bless you all and keep you strong.
    The Eirwins

  11. We are so sorry for your loss. May your faith, friends, and family keep you strong during this time.

    Nicole and Jack Bartlett and family
    daughter of Jack Jr. and Cindy Eirwin

  12. Bob,Matt, and Mary Shannon,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord comfort you during your loss. Our deepest sympathies to your family.
    Steve,Julee,Meghann,and Trace Anderson

  13. PAULA & LARRY VANCLEAVE,
    WE ARE SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSE. MIKE IS UPSET AND WOULD LIKE TO SEE YOU BUT IS OUT OF TOWN AT HIS SISTER’S. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF THERE IS ANYTHING WE CAN DO. ALSO, PLEASE CALL US AT 302-6640 OR 683-5070 SO MIKE CAN TALK TO Y

  14. Margaret,
    We just heard about your daughter-in-law. We are so sorry for your family’s loss. We know how much she meant to you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    May God Bless. Jim and Diane Morgan

  15. Although Vi worked at our offices at 1500 Frederica while employed by Jeff Foreman for a brief time, she left a lasting impression on all of us. We are very sorry for your loss. Our sympathies are with you.

    M. Kirby Gordon II
    Kim Miller

  16. Bob, Mary Shannon, and Matt,
    I am very sorry to hear of your loss. Vi was one of the most kind hearted good souls I have ever met. She was a joy to be around. She will be sorely missed. You are in my thoughts.

    Kim Miller and Morgan

  17. Bob,
    I am sorry to here about Vi. I really enjoyed the summer we spent coaching the Dodgers. Vi always had a smile on her face and kept reminding us ‘ remember they’re only seven.’
    Sincerely
    Tim Priar

  18. Vi, in her Christ like ways has given all of us in her passing the opportunity to place another feather in our wings.

  19. Bob, Mary Shannon & Matthew, I was so very saddened to see that Vi had gone home to be with our Lord and Savior. I will be praying that the void left in your hearts will be filled by the many wonderful memories you have of that fantastic woman. It was my

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