SANDERS, John E. Sr.
John E. Sanders, Sr, 82 of Marietta, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013. A funeral service will be held 2:00 officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. John, a Georgia native and lifelong resident was a veteran of the US Air Force. He worked for Lockheed as a flight line mechanic. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Sandy Plains Baptist Church. John was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Barbara Sanders. Survivors include; 1 son, Ed Sanders and wife, Sabrina of Woodstock; 1 daughter, Becky Fox and husband, Bryan of Ellijay; 1 brother, O.M. Sanders of Toomsboro, GA; 2 step grandchildren & several nieces & nephews, Mr. Sanders will lie in state from 1-2:00 p.m. at the church, prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Sandy Plains Baptist Church, 2825 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta, GA 30066 or Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter, 1925 Century Blvd., NE, Suite 10. Atlanta, GA 30342 Medford-Peden Funeral Home in Marietta is in charge of arrangements.