SHADY POINT—Funeral services for Roy Edward Sanders Sr., 85, of Shady Point (formerly of Monroe) are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Springhill Baptist Church in Monroe with Don Laughlin and Rick Snyder officiating.
Services are under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Services.
He passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 in Shady Point and was born June 17, 1932 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to George Wiley and Irene Elmira (Bowden) Sanders.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary “Cookie” Sanders; daughter, Teresa Gober; great great grandson, Kyler Sanders; sisters Reba Williams and Anna Jane Sanders; and adopted brother Tilton Sanders.
Survivors include his sons Roy Sanders Jr. and Cherry, Ray Sanders and Joanna, and John Wayne Sanders and Leigh; daughters Beverly Courtade and Chuck, and Mary Merkling; adopted sons Kyle Sanders and Shelby, and Blake Sanders and Amanda; and adopted daughter, Alyssa Sanders; brother John Sanders and Virginia; and sisters Mary Acker, Sue Childress and Edith Urchison.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.
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