TRENTON - Joe Lewis Sanders, age 76, passed away Sept. 7, 2013, at St. Francis Compassionate Care Hospice. |
Born in Elberton, Ga. he had lived in Trenton since 1957. He was educated in Elberton, Ga. Mr. Sanders was employed by Herman Spiegel Furniture and retired from Coca-Cola.
He was the son of the late John and Laura Lou Sanders, brother of the late Willis S. Sanders, George Washington Sanders and John Sanders Jr. Mr. Sanders is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Gloria J. Sanders; son, Ronald Dunn; grandson, Jalen Lee Dunn; a brother, Eddie Davis Sanders; five sisters, Rummell Hester, Willie Lorene Allen (Elder James Allen), Lola Bell Hester (Hoyt Hester), Rosa Lee Dubose (Calvin Dubose), and Christine Flantroy; four sisters-in-law, Racheal Reed (Sidney), Claudette Crews, Nett Dunn, Charlotte Dunn; four brothers-in-law, John Dunn (Muriel), Robert Dunn, Allen Dunn and Jimmy Dunn; devoted niece and nephew, Shirl Dunn and Mark Dunn; a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 150 N. Clinton Ave., Trenton. Calling hours will be from 9 a.m. until time of services at the church. Interment Ewing Church Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Hughes Funeral Home.
Published in The Trentonian on Sept. 11, 2013