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Christine Jane Saunders, 84

Christine Jane Saunders, age 84, formerly of Dushore, went home to be with her Lord on Friday evening, Aug. 27, 2004 at the Bradford County Manor.

She was born on March 20, 1920, a daughter of the late Steven A. and Edna Herbert Barnes, formerly of Canton.

Surviving are her daughter, Millie Miller of Hornbrook; two sons, Adrian (Junior) and Arthur Carson of Dushore; one sister, Rupert of Hughesville; three brothers, Elwood (But) Barnes of Canton, Arthur Barnes and wife, Thelma of Canton and Steven Barnes of Beech Flats; a sister-in-law, Grace Barnes of Canton and a very special sister-in-law, Phyllis Saunders of Canton; four grandchildren, Debbie Bump and husband, Leo of Towanda, Ralph (Junior) Miller and wife, Jana of Monroeton, Donnie Miller of Hornbrook and Tina Westbrook and husband, Randy of New Albany; five great-grandchildren: Destini Bump, Desirae, Skylar and Tanner Miller and Telysa Westbrook, and by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James (Jim) Saunders, a brother, Lawrence Barnes and a granddaughter, Helen Kay Miller.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore, with the Rev. Robert W. Brown, pastor of St. Paul's United Methodist Church of Dushore, officiating.

Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery.

Friends and family called on Tuesday morning at the McHenry Funeral Home from 9:30 a.m. until the time of funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Zion Chapel of Dushore, in Mrs. Saunders's memory.

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