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Edwin Nick Sandidge

Services for Edwin Nick Sandidge, of Mount Pleasant, Texas, wereSaturday, June 6, at First Baptist Church with burial in NevillsChapel Cemetery. Bates-Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home was in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Sandidge, 83, died June 3, 2009, in Mount Pleasant. He wasborn in Heuck’s Retreat on Dec. 14, 1925, to Bennie Lamar Sandidgeand Lillian Little Sandidge.

He was a mine manager for TXU. Mr. Sandidge was a Mason and aveteran serving in the U.S. Navy on the USS St. Louis and at IwoJima. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, CharlesSandidge; his brothers, Lamar and John Sandidge; and his sisters,Agatha Sandidge and Kathleen Nations.

Survivors are his wife, Anita Page Sandidge, of Mount Pleasant;a daughter, Deborah Carr and husband, Royce, of Mount Pleasant; asister, Rebecca Grim, of Brookhaven; and his five grandchildren,Preston, Paul and Patrick Carr, Matthew Sandidge and Sarah BethSandidge.