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Elizabeth Lockhart Kennedy Saunders

April 28, 1928 — May 25, 2023

Fredericksburg

Elizabeth Lockhart Kennedy Saunders

 

Elizabeth “Betty” Lockhart Kennedy Saunders, 95, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at her home in Fredericksburg on Thursday, May, 25th 2023.


Betty was born April 28th, 1928, the daughter of Dr. Carroll Prince and Eula Greene Kennedy. A lifelong resident of Fredericksburg, she was a graduate of Mount Vernon College.  She met the love of her life, Sam, while on a blind date at the Virginia Military Institute; they married in 1950. 


Betty was a member of the Anne Page Garden Club and a longtime member of St. George’s Episcopal Church. She served as tour guide at Kenmore in Fredericksburg for more than 20 years. She had a lifelong love of history and was passionate about preserving history. Her greatest joy and true legacy was as a mother and a loving friend to all. 
She was predeceased by her husband Samuel E. Saunders Jr., DDS; daughter, Elizabeth (Liz) Kennedy Saunders, DDS; twin sister Gloria Berberich; and sister Jennelle Covert.  
Survivors include her sons, Samuel (Mary) of Charlottesville and David (Barbara) of Richmond; daughter Jennelle S. Williams, MD (Scott) of Chapel Hill, NC; seven grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.


A service to celebrate her life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 2nd at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg Virginia. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 3rd at Harewood Cemetery.


The family requests in lieu of flowers, to consider a donation to St. George’s Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401, or Mary Washington Hospice, 2300 Fall Hill Ave, Suite 401, Fredericksburg VA 22401.
 

 
 
 
 
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