Bernice Fedder Sanders
Bernice Fedder Sanders, 90, of Little Rock, died July 30, 2004. She was born
April 11, 1914, in Alexandria, VA, to the late Harry and Jenny Fedder. She was
preceded in death by her brother, Stanley Fedder.
Mrs. Sanders was a long- time member of Temple B'Nai Israel and a Past
President of the Temple Sisterhood. During the integration crisis of 1957, Mrs.
Sanders served as the Historian of the Women's Emergency Committee and later was
a member of STOP (Stop This Outrageous Purge). In addition, she was the Past
President of the Little Rock PTA, a past member of the MEMS Board, a former
Pulaski County Justice of the Peace, and a past President of St. Vincent's
Mrs. Sanders is survived by her husband of 56 years, Arthur O. Sanders, and
her daughter, Sue Sanders Maddison and her husband Keith, her sister-in-law,
Sue Fedder, and nephews Kirk and Scott Fedder.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, August 2, 2004 at
Temple B'Nai Israel with Rabbi Eugene Levy officiating. In lieu of flowers, the
family requests that memorials be made to Temple B'Nai Israel , 3700 North
Rodney Parham, Little Rock, AR 72212 or The Arkansas Hospice, 5600 West 12th
Street, Little Rock, AR 72204.
- Dear Arthur and family. I was so sorry to read of Bernice's passing. She
was certainly a sweet person, and I count it a privilege to have known her.
I'm sorry that I couldn't attend the funeral, but my heart and prayers are
Carolyn Gray LeMaster
Little Rock, Arkansas
- There are so many fond memories of the friendship Bernice shared with Fay
and Blue and later with us. Our thought and prayers are with Arthur, Sue and
Keith at this time of loss. We regret being out of state and unable to
express our own sense of loss in the company of the family and friends.
Gene and Linda Pfeifer
- Arthur and family, I did not hear about Bernice until today (Aug. 5) and I
am so sorry that I was not able to attend her service. I met both of you
when I was working at VIPS and have thought about you often. Bernice was
such a wonderful, energetic and generous lady and I feel grateful that I had
a chance to know her. One of my fondest memories was when I wrote the
nomination (assisted by a few elementary school artists!) for Arthur to
receive one of the first KARK Ch. 4 Volunteer Service Awards. I have never
seen anyone so proud and happy as Bernice was the night of the banquet. She
was a true lady and made the world a better place by being here. All of my
Terri Brock Elliott
Little Rock, Arkansas