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Bennie Sanders Sr.

December 17, 1945 ~ January 6, 2017 (age 71)
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A candle was lit by Erma Thompson on November 6, 2018 9:40 PM
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A candle was lit by timmy kirby on February 11, 2017 8:43 AM
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A candle was lit by linda kirby on February 11, 2017 8:43 AM
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A candle was lit by Sally F.Collins and Cecil J.Collins on January 16, 2017 10:04 AM
Message from The Long Family: Quentin, Sheila, Rudolph, Darlene, Pat, Joe, Virgil, Tim, Ruth, and Vivian
January 15, 2017 3:24 PM

We have great memories of Bennie growing up with him in Big Stone Gap, VA, and we will be praying for his family. The Sanders family was dear to us, and we spent so much time together at school, in church, and at community events. Bennie will be remembered for his easygoing, caring spirit.
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A candle was lit by Sheila Long Purnell on January 15, 2017 3:11 PM
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A candle was lit by Terry Morgan PLUMBING on January 14, 2017 3:22 PM
Message from Terry Morgan PLUMBING
January 14, 2017 3:21 PM

Very very sorry about Bennie. I was looking forward to fishing with him this year.😞😞😞
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A candle was lit by Johnny and Hila Williams on January 14, 2017 1:47 PM
Message from Arthur & Genella Saxton
January 14, 2017 1:33 PM

To the Sanders family, we extend our deepest regrets and sympathy. We last saw Bennie a couple of months ago when we stopped by his home and we talked about going fishing. Bennie and the Sanders family have always held a special place in my heart. Just as his blue 59 Impala brought him joy, and all who grew up with him remember this. We also remember the joy he brought to all of our lives. Rest in peace and joy.
Message from Frank Horton Jr
January 14, 2017 8:25 AM

My deepest sympathy to Bennie and the entire Sanders family. As a youngster along with "Doc"Holiday and my cousin D.Q., he made a significant impact on me when I was a youngster. We will miss him.🙏
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A candle was lit by Bobby Randolph Allen on January 14, 2017 4:15 AM
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A candle was lit by alberta mitchell on January 13, 2017 11:33 PM
Message from Tanya Robinson-Caldwell
January 13, 2017 11:33 PM

Deborah (KC classmate) , David and Johnny and the rest of the Family. My heart goes out to each of you and sending prayers that his memory will provide comfort in the days to come. When you get a minute would love to here from you'll. Love You, Tanya your KC Family
Message from Edward Charles Whitehead
January 13, 2017 11:17 PM

On behalf of the Knoxville College football team of the middle 1960's we salute our team leader who kept things disciplined, serious and many times, comical with his capturing smile and maturity. We lost contact after graduation, but we hold on to the great memories of the past.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
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A candle was lit by Dustin on January 12, 2017 10:31 PM
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A candle was lit by Lucille McHargue on January 11, 2017 9:13 PM
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