Hallie Frances Sanders

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Published: August 13, 2017

Hallie Frances Sanders, age 96, (formally of Springfield) passed away on Aug. 8, 2017 in Springdale, Ark. She was born on Oct. 30, 1920 in Greene County Missouri. Hallie was a graduate of Willard High School in 1939 then attended Central Missouri State in Warrensburg, Mo. She loved playing the piano, crocheting, church and family. She was a member of Santa Fe Baptist Church in Weatherford, Texas. Hallie was a proud homemaker.

She married Willard Eugene Scroggins and to this union they had two children, son James Eugene Scroggins and daughter Linda Scroggins Bandy. Willard was killed in action in Germany during World War II. She then married Roy Lee Sanders and they had two children, Roger William Sanders and daughter Ava Gail Sanders Klesen.

Hallie is preceded in death by her father, Alfred Dennis Firestone, mother, Lila Noble Firestone, three brothers, Paul Firestone, Glen Firestone and James Firestone, both her husbands, Willard and Roy Lee and a son-in-law, Major Joseph Klesen and a daughter-in-law, Linda Christianson Scroggins. She is survived by her children, James Scroggins of Humansville, Mo., Linda Bandy and husband Wayne Bandy of Independence, Mo., Roger Sanders and wife Connie of Springdale, Ark., and Ava Gail Klesen of Bella Vista, Ark., seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in Greenlawn Funeral Home South with the burial following in Missouri Veterans Cemetery at 11 a.m.

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