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Hazel Hicks Sanders Obituary - Bolivar County, Mississippi

(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)

May 4, 1921 - April 5, 2008

Hazel Hicks Sanders, 87, of Cleveland died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at her home after a prolonged illness.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2008, at the First United Methodist Church. Burial followed in North Cleveland Cemetery under the direction of Ray Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sanders was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church, serving on the board of directors of the Methodist Children's Home and the Delta State Wesley Foundation. She is a lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary of Cleveland.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Sanders.

Survivors include her son, Mike Sanders and Nan of Cleveland; daughter, Sallie Williamson and Warren of Greenville, Alabama; grandchildren, Ellen Voelkel and Tim of Lutherville, MD, Amanda Turner and Jed of Cleveland, Michael Sanders and Holly of Cleveland, Hayes Johnson and Nathan of Birmingham, AL, Alice Denton and Walton of New York, NY, and Leah and Henry Ellis of Colorado Springs, CO; and 11 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Ben Bailey, Lamar Taylor, Alan Morgan, Dr. Tom Wiggins, Marty Tubbs and Pemble Davis.

The Bolivar Commercial
Cleveland, Mississippi
Monday, April 07, 2008

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