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Donald R. Sanders

A memorial service was held for Donald R. Sanders, May 4th, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Riverwood Family.
Donald R. Sanders, 72, of Brookhaven, passed from this life April 29, 2019, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. He was born August 13, 1947, to Darius William Sanders and Gladys Ready Sanders.
He was a United States Air Force veteran serving during Vietnam. Mr. Sanders was a welder by trade and loved fishing and being with friends.
Preceding him in death were his father and mother; brothers, Gene Sanders and Wayne Sanders, and sisters-in-law, Dorothy Jean Sanders, Deana Lowery Sanders and Anne Harvey Sanders.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Phyllis Tyler Sanders; brothers, James Sanders of Arm and David Sanders of Columbia, and sisters, Linda Daniels of Topeka-Tilton and Susan Leonard and husband, Mose, of Monticello. He is also survived by brother-in-law, Stephen Tyler of Gasport, New York; sister-in-law, Patricia Ann Cornelius and husband, Phillip, of Connecticut and step-mother-in-law, Josephine Tyler of Angelica, New York. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
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