OBITUARY

Vonnie L. Sanders

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Vonnie Lee “Red” Sanders age 78 of Speedwell, TN went to be with the Lord July 31, 2018. He was born in Pineville, KY on July 20, 1940. He was preceded in death by his father, Roy D. Sanders, SR; his mother, Roberta Messer of Pineville, KY; grandmother, Martha Cupp who raised him; son, Jeffery W. Sanders; brothers, Ronnie Sanders of Arjay, KY, J.B. Sanders of Arjay, KY; sisters, Pearlie Sanders Giles and Corinnia Sanders Howe both of Arjay Kentucky; daughter, Peggy Louise Manis of Middlesboro, KY. He served in the Army 2 terms from September 1958 until December 1961 as a Sharp Shooter and Photographer. Vonnie also built many cabins along Norris Lake. He also helped build the twin bridges leading into the Cumberland Gap Tunnel. Vonnie also loved to fish but most of all he loved His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He is survived by his Brothers: Roy D. Sanders, Jr of Middlesboro, KY Franklin D. Sanders of Blanchester, Ohio Bobby J. Sanders of Wallins Creek, KY Sisters: Shirley Sanders Gambrel of Lexington, KY Rita K. Sanders Rice of Greenwood, Ind. His Children: Daughters: Tammy Sanders Nole Tantha Sanders Frideres Terre Sanders Tanisha Sanders Sons: Danny Lee Sanders, Troy Sanders, Trevor Sanders, Tyrell Sanders and Trinity Sanders 20 Grandchildren and a host of great Grandchildren and other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 P.M. Friday August 3, 2018 at Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell with Funeral service to follow at 8:00 P.M Friday in the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial Monday August 6, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. in the East Tennessee Veteran Cemetery in Knoxville, TN Minister: Rev. Josh Collins and Rev. Brian Lifford Singers: Angela Thorsbury and Jessica Jones Pallbearers: Justin Sanders, Josh Parks, Cameron Johnson, Zach Crigger, Jackie Nole, Jamie Nole. Coffey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, August 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 3, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, August 6, 2018
REMEMBERING

Vonnie L. Sanders

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Rebecca Hambln

August 2, 2018

Lily high my friend I remember you when I was so young and you was always so nice to me. Rest In Peace fly high with the angles

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