Thomas ‘Tommy’ Sanders

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Services for Thomas “Tommy” Sanders, of Grenada, formerly ofBrookhaven, are 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 at Big Springs BaptistChurch with burial in the church cemetery. Community FuneralServices is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Sanders, 55, died Jan. 27, 2006, at the G.V. “Sonny”Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson. He was bornon Aug. 1, 1950, to Velvin Sanders and Mary Jean Brister Reid.

He was a disabled veteran. He served in the Marine Corp.

Survivors are his wife, Brenda Sanders, of Grenada; his sons,Matthew Trey Sanders, of Grenada, Thomas T. Sanders of Texas, JamieDurr, of Brookhaven, and Brian Durr and his wife, Sally, ofBrookhaven; his daughters, Amy Coon and her husband, Mike, ofBrookhaven, and Tracey Robinson and her husband Tim, of Tennessee;his brothers, Terry Sanders, and his wife, Diane, of Carthage,Chris Reid and his wife, Keiza, of Brookhaven, and William Reid, ofOhio; his sisters, Inez Osmun and her husband, Butch, and TinaSykes and her husband, Frankie, all of Brookhaven; his stepfather,George H. Reid, of Brookhaven; and eight grandchildren.