MITCHELL – John Everett Sanders, 61, Mitchell, passed away at 11:45 AM Tuesday (January 16, 2001)at White River
Born January 17, 1939, in Shoals, he was the son of John and Pauliine (Hopkins) Sanders. He married Nadine V. Wright December 26, 1960, and she preceded him in death August 22, 1998.
He was a retired employee of General Motors in Indianapols, and a member of United Auto Workers. He was an Army veteran and a member of Mitchell First Church of God.
Surviving: five sons, Michael D. Wright, Mitchell
Randy L. Sanders, Paoli
Marty D. Sanders, Bedford
Kenny R. Sanders, Bedford
Donald W. Sanders, Mitchell
one daughter, Tresa L. Kane, Mitchell
mother, Pauline Sanders, Shoals
2 great grandchildren
one sister, Ruth Willyard, Loogootee
three brothers, Jerry Sanders, Princeton
Steve Sanders, Shoals
He was preceded in death by his father, wife, and three brothers: Dr. Ronald Sanders; and twins, Kenneth and Keith Sanders.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM Friday (Janauary 19) at Mitchell First Church of God with Rev. Chad McIntosh officiating. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 PM Thursday and from 9:00 AM until the service on Friday at the church.
Casketbearers: Randy, Sr., Kenny, Donald, Randy, Jr., Travis Sanders, and John Davis.