Julie Sanders

February 8, 1973 ~ July 18, 2022

Julie Diane Sanders, 49, of Wright City passed away July 18, 2022. She was born February 8, 1973 in Oklahoma City, OK to James and Nancy (Collier) Sanders.

In addition to her parents, Julie is survived by two children, James Lucas Durnil, his partner Anyha Dorris, and Elyse Marie Durnil; one grandson, Mason James Taylor; one brother, Mark James Sanders and wife Amy; former spouse, James E. Durnil.

Some of Julies favorite joys in this life were creating art, sunflowers, including a garden of her own and her grandson who she loved dearly. She was a wonderful and loving mother who touched the hearts of everyone she met. May her soul find rest.

“She was the human embodiment of love and did nothing but share it with the world” -Lucas Durnil

“Nobody here but us chickens” -Grandma Collier/Julie Sanders

“What a long Strange Trip it’s been” -Grateful Dead

Arrangements are under the direction of C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home – Taylor Chapel in Farmington.  

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  1. She was the embodiment of love. May we all feel her love in the sunshine & remember her in the sunflowers. I will miss my friend the rest of my life. Deepest sympathy to the family.

    "I'm going to tell you how it's going to be. Your going to give your love to me. I'm going to love you night and day. You know my love not fade away….. Well you know my loving not fade away." Love you forever, Sister.

  2. May love and peace surround each of you during this difficult time.

    May laughter grace your memories.  

    May Julie be at peace 

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