Tara Gwyn Sanders

tara sanders

Tara Gwyn Sanders,52, died Saturday, February 11, 2023, at her home.

Tara is survived by mother: Nancy Garrett; brother: Shannon Sanders; daughters: Jenna Smith (Tony) Katie Bastida (Gustavo); son: Brian Minor;  8 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; many nieces, nephews and friends. 

Tara was born June 27, 1970 in Chatham County.  She worked for Home Builder System and also as an in-home caregiver for many years.   Tara loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.  She loved her pet cats and also had a love for horses.  Tara was a daughter of the late Leon Sanders.

Memorial service will be 2:00 PM, Friday, February 17, 2023 at Kennedy Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Pleasant View Christian Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 1 PM.

Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Sanders family.

Condolences may be made to pinesfunerals.com



Memorial Service: February 17, 2023 2:00 pm

Kennedy Funeral Home
241 N Middleton Street
Robbinsq, NC 27325


Visitation: February 17, 2023 1:00 pm

Kennedy Funeral Home
241 N Middleton Street
Robbinsq, NC 27325


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  1. I’m so sorry and shocked to see this.
    Many memories of when she and Shannon and my girls were young.
    She was born the day Bobby and I were married.
    Nancy & Shannon my prayers are with you. Love you both.

  2. Tara it’s hard to believe 30 years have came and gone and the pleasure was all mine my sweet sister.. love and miss you always.. until I see you again my friend.. I look forward to hearing your voice when I get to the pearly gates of heaven.. always Dede

  3. To The Family,
    Tara was the first friend Shelby made when we moved here from New Orleans. We lived next to her Granny on Hemp Street in Robbins at the time. No matter where I saw Tara she was always the same young girl we first knew. She will be missed by many. We love you, Tara.
    Mona Kirkland

  4. Brian, sorry to hear about your mom . I know the pain of loosing your mom . I still miss mine . I am thinking about you . Let me know if I can do anything.

  5. My Sweet Baby Girl. I Will Never
    Forget The Day We First Met.All I Could See was Those Beautiful Blue Eyes. Looking At. Me. You and I Put up A Fight To get You Herr. You were All I Wanted you to Be.I Will Miss you So So Much ..I Will See You Soon I Will Always Love you to To The Moon And Back . My Baby Girl ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ U

  6. Nancy, Shannon, Jenna, Katie and Brian
    I’m so sorry to hear this! Sending love and prayers out to you and the Granbabies.

  7. She was a bright light in a dark world she always made me laugh when I was feeling down and for that and many other reasons will I be forever thankful for her being in my life. She was hard headed but big hearted forever lives on in the lives of many I know she’s watching over for me in heaven much love

  8. I love you…. I am so sorry for everything I didn’t get to do with you tara….. now you’re a dead bitch, and my heart crys for the next adventure we go on.! It was too soon for me.

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