Mikel Sanders, infant son of Gerald and Heather Sanders, and a big brother to Gabriel Sanders, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.
Survivors include his grandparents, Kenneth and Edith Blair of Benton and the Rev. Gerald and Elizabeth Sanders of Burlington, N.C.; great-grandparents, Bishop John W. and Hazel McCann of Benton; aunts and uncles: Rebecca and Bill Gray of Cleveland and Jim and Sallie Sanders of Old Fort; cousins: Stanley and Jordan Allen; and also several other aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was greeted in Heaven by his aunt, Joanna Blair; grandma, Kay Sanders; “Poppy,” Jack E. Allen; and great-grandparents: Lorene McCann, Ruth and Wyatt E. Sanders, Burton and Lodemer Blair and Bill and Hallie Hawkins.
A private graveside memorial will be held on Jan. 4, 2014.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.