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Beatrice "Hoogie" Kirt Sanders, 86, a resident and native of Verdunville, LA passed away peacefully on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:00 am at her residence.
Visitation will be observed on Saturday February 16, 2019 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the Fitzgerald United Methodist Church 161 Verdun Lane Franklin, LA 70538. Visitations will resume at Triumph Baptist Church from 11:30 AM to Funeral service at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow funeral services in the Fitzgerald Cemetery in Centerville, LA.
Memories of Beatrice, or "Mrs. Hoogie," as she was known to many, will forever remain in the hearts of her three sons, Charles (Rose) Sanders of New Iberia, LA, Donald (Deondra) Sanders, Jr. of Kinder, LA and Calvin (Eartha) Sanders, Sr. of Verdunville, LA; her grandchildren, Derrick Declouet, Charles Sanders, Eric Joseph, Donald Sanders, III, Mark Sanders, Lucretia Sanders, Landon Sanders, Calvin Sanders, Jr., Falon Joseph, Jovan Sanders, Jonathan Sanders, David Sanders, Jamin Sanders, Adonis Rhodes, and Jeremy Rhodes; a great grandchild she reared as her own, Jordyn Sanders; twenty great-grandchildren, a daughter-in-law, Anna Denise Sanders; a god-daughter, Angela Valet and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Sanders, Sr.; a daughter, Dianne Joseph; her parents, Albert Kirt and Clara W. Kirt; a brother, George Kirt, Sr. and a sister, Dorothy Kirt.