Syderas Hair Ross Kelley Sanders was born on December 22, 1929, a daughter of Joseph Paul Ross and Lillian Carrie Hair Ross.
On December 22, 1935, Syderas Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Birthday Party Given at Blaney.”
On January 14, 1938, Syderis Ross was listed in the newspaper article “Little Girl Better.“
On April 23, 1947, Syderas Ross was listed in the newspaper article, “Anderson College Glee Club Honored.”
On May 1, 1948, Syderas Ross was listed in the newspaper article, “Anderson College May Queen to Be Crowned Today.”
On June 10, 1948, Miss Syderais Ross was listed in the newspaper article, “Watson-Jeffers Wedding Plans.”
On August 16, 1951, Miss Syderas Ross was listed in the newspaper article, “Call To Books To Sound Soon At Denmark.”
On September 1, 1951, Miss. Syderas Ross was listed in the newspaper article, “Rush-Wingard Marriage Solemnized.“
On August 10, 1959, Mrs. Emory B. Kelley, Jr. was listed in the newspaper article, “Ross – Crowley Wedding Plans and Parties.”
Syderas R. Sanders, 82, widow of Roy Sanders, reunited with the Lord September 30, 2012.
Mrs. Sanders was a retired educator, having taught many of those years in Greer and Elgin. She was a gifted musician and church organist at Blaney Baptist Church, where she was a life-time member. She graduated from Furman University in 1951.
She was survived by former husband, Emory B. Kelley, Jr. and children: Cindy (Bob) Newell, Melanie (David) Cozzo and Joseph E. Kelley. She has four grandchildren: Tyler Kelley, Kelley Wills, Mason Wills and Sarah Rose Newell, a sister, Margie R. Crowley, Greer, a brother, Dr. Harold E. Ross, TN, many nieces and nephews
She was pre-deceased by a daughter, Alida J. Kelley and a brother, Joseph Paul Ross, JR
A celebration of her life was held at Blaney Baptist Church in Elgin at noon on Saturday, October 13, 2012.
Memorials may be made to Blaney Baptist Church in Elgin.