Edward Lee Sanders Sr.

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 15, 2003

Services for Edward Lee Sanders Sr. of Brookhaven, formerly ofJackson, are 11:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 15, at Macedonia MissionaryBaptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. WilliamsMortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Sanders, 58, died Dec. 9, 2003, at Veterans Medical Center.He was born in Brookhaven on Jan. 4, 1945, to Carrie Sanders andAlbert Sanders.

He was retired, and he was an Army veteran.

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Preceding him in death was his mother.

Survivors are his father, Albert “Buster” Sanders of Jackson;his wife, Viola Sanders of Jackson; his daughters, Lavita Rogers,Amelia Sanders, Renee’ Sanders and Earline Williams, all ofJackson; his sons, Duan Penn, Delanio Sanders, Andrea’ Sanders,Cory Sanders, Edward Lee Sanders Jr., Sean Berry and LincolnSanders, all of Jackson; his sisters, Denise Rogers of Jackson, andRuth Gorham and Larekka Gorham, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; hisbrothers, John Sanders of Jackson, and Bennie Gorham ofIndianapolis; and many grandchildren, aunts, uncles and otherrelatives.