Deborah (Leach) Sanders

July 23, 1964 ~ August 18, 2021 (age 57)


Sumter, SC…Deborah “Debbi” Leach Sanders, age 57, beloved wife of Thomas Anthony Sanders, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at her residence.

Born in the Owensboro, KY, she was the daughter of Allen Kendall Leach and Josie Roland Tallent and her husband Johnny.  Debbi was dedicated and hard working all of her life.  Caring for her family was her favorite pastime.  She will be remembered as a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her husband, and parents, she is survived by; three sons, Alexander Dale Critchlow of Pinewood, Taylor O’Brien Critchlow (Morgan) of Wedgefield and Michael Anthony Leaphart of Atlanta, GA; one daughter, Amber Marie Askey of Sumter; one brother, Shannon Leach (Marie) of Sumter; two sisters, Shelli Evans (Ted) of Blythewood and Kelli Oglesby (Ronnie) of Richmond Hill, GA; one step-brother, John Tallent of Delaware; one step-sister, Karen Wright of Delaware and two grandsons, Samuel Allen Crosby and Daiden Cloud Crosby.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 3:00-5:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to Debbi’s mother-in-law, Sue Sanders for her loving and tireless care during her illness.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home of Sumter for the arrangements.

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Celebration of Life
August 21, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bullock Funeral Home
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150

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