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Mr. Sammy Sanders, age 90, ….

Mr. Sammy Sanders, age 90, …. Mr. Sammy Sanders, age 90, ….

Mr. Sammy Sanders, age 90, of Uvalda, died on Sunday, May 9, 2021, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro surrounded by his family, following an extended illness. Mr. Sanders was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County and lived most of his life in Uvalda. He retired after 30 years as a rural mail carrier and was a member of Uvalda Baptist Church, and recently attended Smyrna United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War Era and a member of VFW Post #10229 in Mt. Vernon. In 1998, while playing golf at Jeff Davis Country Club in Hazlehurst, he was recognized on the Golf Channel as having a hole-in-one. He was preceded in death by twin infant daughters; an infant son; his parents, Simp Sanders and Gladys Pollette Sanders; and 2 brothers, Billy Sanders and Ephraim Sanders.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Betty Mimbs Sanders of Uvalda; 2 children, Scott Sanders and wife Tara, and Pam Sanders, all of Statesboro; 3 grandchildren, Jarrod Humphrey, Addie Sanders, and Sela Sanders.

The funeral service was held on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home, with Pastor Ron Johnson and Roy Mimbs officiating. Burial followed in Uvalda City Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Francis Sanders, Mark Herndon, Doye Sanders, Darrell Mimbs, Jeff Sanders and Dwayne Mincey.

Honorary pallbearers were Wade Carpenter, Buddy Lane, T. Clark, Joey Carpenter, Jim Paul Poole, Rayburn Clark, Buddy Mosley, Gary Braddy and Roger Rowland.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459, or consider helping a local family or a child in need, or to the charity of your choice.

Ronald V. Hall


'Memories, of a Lifetime of Love'

Mr. Sammy Sanders

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