ELBERT SANDERS, age 67, of York, Alabama, born to Charles and Bessie Grant Sanders, passed March 27, 2009 at Sumter Health & Rehab. of York.
Funeral services will be Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Cuba, Alabama with Rev. Willie Harris, pastor, officiating. Mr. Sanders will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time. Interment follows in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for Friday evening, 3-6:00 P.M. from the Weatherly Funeral Home Chapel at York. The processional will leave the Sanders residence at 12:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
Those left to cherish precious memories are: a loving, devoted wife, Lillie Knighton Sanders of York, Ala; a daughter, Pamela Williams, preceded him in death; two grandchildren- LaShaunt of Birmingham and Kahty Williams of Huntsville, Ala; two step sons-Ronnie and Timothy Nixon; a brother, Roosevelt Sanders, Nashville, Tn., two sisters- Mary Ederson of Conneticut and Adella Richardson, Atlanta, Ga; step grandchildren- Marketta and Ronnie Nixon, Jr., Miles and Laura Parish; three great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends who will truly miss him.
We at WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME, (York) and WEATHERLY-STUDDARD MEMORIAL CHAPEL, (Butler) offer to the Sanders Family our most sincere and heartfelt sympathy. Our prayer is that God will continue to comfort, strengthen and sustain you during your many hours of sorrow.
WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME, York, Alabama, entrusted with all funeral and burial service details.