Mattie Jordan Sanders

Published 5:00 am Thursday, October 27, 2005

Services for Mattie Jordan Sanders, of Wesson, are 11 a.m.Saturday, Oct. 29 at New St. John M.B. Church in Wesson with burialin Little Rock M.B. Church Cemetery in Wesson.

Visitation is Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. with family hour from 6 to7 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

Mrs. Sanders, 84, died Oct. 23, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on Jan. 21, 1921, to Andrew Jordan and DellaJordan.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of New St. John M.B.Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HenrySanders; her son, Henry Lee Sanders; her grandchildren, AntonioSanders, Denelle Sanders and Johnny Sanders Jr.; her brothers,Andrew Jordon Jr., John Henry Jordan, Melvin Jordan, and HaroldJordan; and her sisters, Fannie McCurley, Mildred Johnson, AliceColeman, Viola Floyd and Thelma Taylor.

Survivors are her nine daughters, Betty Robinson and herhusband, Frank, Doll Hooks and her husband, Willie, Mary Long,Gloria Williams, Bessie Sanders, Thelma Weathersby and her husband,Charles, Della Hooks and her husband, Ollis, Ethel Sanders andFannie Sanders, all of Wesson; her three sons, Robert E. SandersSr. and his wife, Louella, Johnny Sanders Sr. and his wife, Dianne,and Melvin Sanders Sr., all of Wesson; 56 grandchildren; 45great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins andfriends.