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Obituary for Kathy Ann Sanders (Sanders)

Kathy Ann Sanders, 60, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022.

Born in Canyonville, OR, she was the daughter of the late James Clifton and Rose Marie Trankle Sanders. Kathy lived most of her life in Macon County and was a CNA. She cherished her family more than anything, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by a daughter, Angie Gibson; a son, Eric Gibson; two grandchildren, Kailey Rose Martinez and Colton Bryce Taylor; and two brothers, Gary Sanders and Tim Sanders (Barbara) all of Franklin.

With honoring Kathy’s wishes there are no services planned.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Hospice House Foundation of WNC, PO Box 815, Franklin, NC 28744.

Online condolences can be made at

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.