Sue Lee Sanders
Sue Lee Sanders
Sue Lee Sanders on her 110th birthday
Birth: 9 January 1902
Athens, Georgia, USA
Death: 15 January 2013
Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
Age: 111 years, 6 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Sue Lee Sanders (née Keown; 9 January 1902 – 15 January 2013) was an American supercentenarian who is currently pending. She was one of the oldest known people in South Carolina when she died.


Sue Lee Sanders was born Sue Lee Keown in Athens, Georgia, United States, on 9 January 1902. She was the daughter of William Walter and Sue (née Mattison) Keown. She graduated from Georgia State Teachers College in 1921. She married Harvey G. Sanders before 1940 [1]. The couple had at least 2 children, Anne and Harvey Jr. She was a teacher in places in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Her father died in 1947 and her mother in 1964 aged 96. Sue's husband, Harvey, died on 23 May 1980 at the age of 83. They had been married for at least 40 years. Sanders saw Halley's Comet twice, in 1910 and 1986.

Sue Lee Sanders died in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, on 15 January 2013, aged 111 years, 6 days. [2]


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