Joe Dean Sanders

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email

Joe Dean Sanders, 86, of Stokes entered his eternal home on Thursday, July 2, 2020. He passed away at his residence after a long illness.

Mr. Sanders was the son of the late Tate and Opha Cox Sanders and grew up in McNairy County. He moved to the Friendship area around 1954. His younger years were spent working as a logger and farming. Once in the Friendship area, he became a lifelong farmer which he loved. He loved and appreciated nature and had a true green thumb and could grow anything from a twig. Mr. Sanders was a member of Elizabeth United Methodist Church.

Other than his parents he was preceded in death by thirteen siblings. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Rebecca Sanders; son Michael Sanders (Ann) of Friendship; daughter Vicki Dunagan (Eddie) of Dyersburg; granddaughter Holly Korn (Mark); grandson Blake Dunagan (SuAnna);great grandchildren Cara Dunagan, Carter Korn, Ryder Korn and a host of nieces and nephews.

He dearly loved his family and friends and will be greatly missed. Due to concerns for the family and friends regarding COVID19, there will be a graveside service only Friday, July 3, 2020 at 4:00 pm at Bellevernon Cemetery with Rev. Tommy McElyea officiating. Family will serve as pallbearers.

Friendship Funeral Home 731-677-2673.



This is the "wpengine" admin user that our staff uses to gain access to your admin area to provide support and troubleshooting. It can only be accessed by a button in our secure log that auto generates a password and dumps that password after the staff member has logged in. We have taken extreme measures to ensure that our own user is not going to be misused to harm any of our clients sites.

Related Posts

Email us at [email protected]
or give us a call at 731-696-4558!

© Copyright 2024 Magic Valley Publishing, Inc.