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Mary Agnes Sinders

Monday, December 3, 2007

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Mary Agnes Sinders, 92, Clay City, passed away Dec. 2, 2007, in her home.

She was born Jan. 25, 1915, in Vigo County, the daughter of Charles and Effie Ellis Horton.

She graduated from Clay City High School.

On Sept. 15, 1937, she married James R. Sinders, he preceded her in death Feb. 25, 2004.

Together they owned and operated their family farm. Agnes was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Life on the farm and raising her four sons kept Agnes busy, but she did find time for quilting. She has made quilts for family members and friends, and was currently working on a "wedding ring" pattern.

Survivors include her four sons and daughters-in-law, James and Shirley Sinders, Camby, Estel and Anna Sinders, Don and Lucy Sinders and Wayne and Ruth Sinders, all of Clay City; eight grandchildren, Cynthia Wise and husband Rich, James Sinders and wife Elizabeth, Nancy Ezel and husband Mike, Diana Marshall and husband Dale, Sharadeth Deeter and husband Andy, Darin Sinders, Mark Sinders and Jennifer Macke and husband Cliff; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister Iva Hubbell, Jasonville; one sister-in-law, Millola Horton, Clay City; several nieces and nephews and other extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband James Sinders; two sisters Loa Nevins and Juanita Shonk; and brother John Horton.

Services will take place Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home with Rev. Nathan Couch officiating. Burial will follow at Sink Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and again Wednesday prior to services.