Darla Jean (Pryor) Sanders


Darla Jean (Pryor) Sanders, age 47 of Greenville, passed away 3:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in the Emergency Room at HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville.

Darla Jean, the daughter of Vernon Everett Pryor and Judy Ann Matthews Pryor, was born February 27, 1975, in Greenville, Illinois. Darla was born and raised in Greenville, attending the local schools, and graduated from Greenville High School with the Class of 1993.

Darla married the love of her life, Matthew John Sanders, on July 13, 1997. They were united in marriage at the Greenville First Christian Church by Darryl Bolen. Darla and John had 2 children, Jean Matthews Sanders of Highland, Illinois and Jesse Dean Sanders of Greenville. Darla and Matthew would have celebrated 25 years this year.

She worked for Dr. Daisy at Greenville Medical for a few years as a medical assistant. Darla then worked for Southern OB/GYN Associates in Breese, Illinois for 21 years. Darla loved her BoCo girls, proud Class of ‘93 girl. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Greenville.

She is survived by her husband, children Jean and Jesse, parents Vernon and Judy, twin sister Carla Ann Pryor and sister “Mindy” Melynda Sue Pryor. So many family members to list and so many friends who were like her family.

A Celebration of life for Darla will be held 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2022 at the First Christian Church in Greenville. Darryl Bolen and Tyson Graber will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church from 3:00 p.m. until service time. Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Memorials are asked to be made for the family online www.donnellwiegand.com tribute fund or to the church.

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