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Memorial services for Charles Herbert Sanders, 77, of Tupelo are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Highland Cemetery at Stonewall. Wendell Ingram will officiate.
Mr. Sanders passed away Friday, Septe. 15, 2017, at Mary Hurley Manor in Coalgate. He was born April 2, 1940, at Tupelo to Sam and Myrtle Thompson Sanders. He attended school at Eureka and Tupelo High School.
He married Nancy Sheron Wood Aug. 19, 1964, in Tupelo. Mr. Sanders was a farmer and rancher and also drove a Tupelo school bus for 39 years. He served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy, of the home; three daughters, Brenda McCurry and husband, Scott, of Tupelo, Sheryn Sanders of Tupelo and Katy Sanders and fiancé, Drew Jordan, of Tahlequah; four brothers, Jack Sanders, Audie Sanders and wife, Wanda, and Jerry Sanders, all of Tupelo, and Glenn Sanders and wife, Phyllis, of Stratford; a sister, Beverly White of Tupelo; six grandchildren, Randy McCurry, Brendan McCurry, Lyndsay Hamer and husband, Timmy, Tyler Daffern, Chace Krebs and Brant Krebs; and two great-grandchildren, Payzlee Hamer and Oaklyn Hamer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Alma Daniel, Patsy Sanders and Mary Sanders; and two grandchildren, Braden Krebs and Denver Krebs.
Published on September 18, 2017
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