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Dorothy Matthews Sanders

Dorothy Matthews Sanders
  • August 9, 1957 - January 23, 2020
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“I cannot recall my childhood without memories of Dottie. I grew up down the street and spent lots of time playing and spending the night with Dottie....Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Anita Hewston Cooper - TN

“Richard.I am so sorry to hear this sad news.As I think of Dot we had some great memories..Prayers are with you...Paulette ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Paulette Hudson - Smyrna, TN

“Richard your Dot was and is special always! May you seek and find peace in the Lord.Miss seeing you. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Bob Haley - Nashville, TN

“I pray that the Peace and Comfort of our Lord will surround family and friends. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: John Tanner - Madison, UT

“Dear Richard, Dot was always fun and so nice to me when I called on the CT department at Baptist. I was stunned and saddened to learn of her...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Pam Threadgill Trella - Nashville, TN

“Richard, Tony and Jim. So sorry about Dot, she was a sweet, friendly and caring lady. I know you all have good memories of her that will last...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Tricia Delk - Columbia, TN

“I grew up having Dot and Richard as the neighbors of my father in Nashville beginning over 25 years ago. She was a beautiful person whose memory will...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: SEAN GENTRY - NASHVILLE, TN


Dorothy Matthews Sanders, 62, of Nashville, Tennessee, and Mount Pleasant, SC died peacefully at Roper Hospital on January 23, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. Dorothy was preceded in death by her father, Wefel A. Matthews and mother, Louise A. Matthews. She is survived by her loving husband, Richard J. Sanders, M.D., brothers, W. Anthony Matthews, Jr., (Vicki) of Nashville and James H. Matthews (Vickie) of Nashville, nephews, James and Perry Matthews, and numerous cousins. Dorothy was a graduate of Hillwood High School, Aquinas Junior College, and Vanderbilt University's Davidson of Allied Health Professionals. She worked at Donelson Hospital and at Baptist Hospital, first as a Radiologic Technologist and then as a CT technologist for 20 years. She enjoyed traveling, reading, and spending time with friends and family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to StandUpToCancer.org or to your charity of choice.