Emma Sanders
1928 - 2020
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Emma Sanders was a Mississippi civil rights and voting rights activist who helped bring an end to segregated delegations at the Democratic National Convention.

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Published in Big Rapids News on Jul. 8, 2020.
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July 26, 2020
Scott Chamberland
July 24, 2020
To Mrs.Sander’s Family: I am deeply saddened to have learned of her transition when I phoned her home this morning. She will always remain in my heart, as will all of you.
Mettazee Gray-Morris
July 19, 2020
My condolences to the family.

Mrs. Oliver
July 17, 2020
My sincerest sympathies.

May you find comfort in the gift of prayers knowing that your loving heavenly father will provide you with the strength to go on. He understands your concerns in this time of need.
Odette Wells
July 12, 2020
Just saw her story on today. She sounded like a great woman who was willing to step up for people. Her story was so interesting I had to look her up and read about her. Thank you Emma for everything. Altita - Tulsa Oklahoma
July 12, 2020
Thank You
john green
July 12, 2020
My condolences to the Sanders family, at this time of your tears, may all of you find the comfort and strength you need to help you through your time of sorrow.
July 11, 2020
Ms Sanders started the fight, after all this time we continue the struggle. She didnt live long enough see all people of color Free and treated equal. We thank you for her hard work.
Faye Jenkins
July 10, 2020
Sincere condolences to the Sanders family, so sorry for your loss, may you find strength and comfort from God to help as you go through this most difficult time.
July 10, 2020
My sincere condolences to the family of Emma Sanders. Living her life defending what she believed in and making a real difference is something the family can be proud of. Praying that the God of comfort soften your grief during this difficult time.
L. M.
July 10, 2020
y deepest sympathy to the Sanders family for your loss. At this sad time, may the God of tender mercies comfort you and may your sweet memories sustain you.
July 10, 2020
My condolences.
July 10, 2020
Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period.
July 10, 2020
I thank you for your words!!! They sit in my soul and stir up my passion to fight with confidence and make things right! I am a student learning about you and you are teaching me your ways now and forever. That is a legacy!!! One that I wish I had learned before now!!
Steph F
July 10, 2020
My condolences to the family, may the lord give you strength and comfort
Genevieve Doer-Brown
July 9, 2020
Truly an inspiration, a remarkable woman. Her hard work will never be forgotten. May God be with the Sanders family as you go through this most difficult time of your loss.
July 9, 2020
Please accept my sincere condolences to the Sanders Family, May Almighty God in the Heavens comfort your grieving hearts with tenderness and His loving kindness and strength as you cope with your loss during this very difficult time.
July 9, 2020
Move on freelly.
Deusdedith Gomes
July 9, 2020
Debra L. Ceol
July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020
To the Family,

Ms Sanders' at peace. Think of the good times and smile. For comfort read Ecclesiastes 3:1-15,17,19,20,22. May she be in The Book Of Life.
Michael H Gault Sr
July 8, 2020
What a glorious life filled with courage, character and purpose! Your beautiful and fighting spirit will never be forgotten.
Yolanda Brooks Brown
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