Jonah Rex Sanders

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Jonah 'Rex' Sanders
AUGUSTA, GA - Veteran newsman and former editor Mr. Jonah 'Rex' Sanders, 77, passed peacefully away in Augusta, Georgia on March 8, 2015, surrounded by family.
Mr. Sanders attended the University of Alabama and enjoyed an illustrious news career, ultimately working as Editor at several first-rate news publications such as the Tuscaloosa News, the Chattanooga News-Free Press, the Gadsden Times, and the Aiken Standard, before retiring in 1997.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Linda Lindsey Sanders, their daughter Kathi Dickson (Bud) of Augusta, and son Scott C. Sanders of Archer, Florida, and two grandchildren.
Private arrangements are by McNeill Funeral Home, Martinez, Ga. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the University of Alabama Alumni Scholarship Program, PO Box 861928, Tuscaloosa, AL 35486.
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Mar. 26, 2015
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