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James "Jim" Sanders

December 15, 1927 April 9, 2019
James "Jim" Sanders
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Obituary for James "Jim" Sanders

James “Jim” Sanders, 91, of Paducah, Kentucky passed away at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis, Illinois. Jim was born in Humboldt, Tennessee. He was retired Manager for Commercial Credit. Jim was a member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church. He received his Bachelors Degree in Business from Murray State University. Jim served in the United States Army during World War II and was stationed in the Philippines.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jackie Clark Sanders; son, Alan Sanders and wife, Nancy of Paducah, Kentucky; daughter, Shawn Turner and husband, Ricky of Paducah, Kentucky; sister, Carolyn Martin of Milan, Tennessee; brother, Buford Little of Bartlett, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Brett Sanders and wife, Jackie of Cincinnati, Ohio, Brad Sanders of Nashville, Tennessee and several nieces and nephews.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Will James Sanders and Pauline Johnson Sanders Little and four sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Dr. Dan Summerlin and Rev. Jeff Wallace officiating. Entombment with military honors will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2019 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to, Impact One, 601 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001 or to, Lone Oak First Baptist Church, 3601 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY 42001 or to St. Jude Children’s research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

12

Apr

11:00 AM 4/12/2019 11:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 4/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah

120 Memorial Dr.
Paducah, KY 42001

Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah
120 Memorial Dr. Paducah 42001 KY
United States

Visitation

Friday

12

Apr

2:00 PM 4/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah

120 Memorial Dr.
Paducah, KY 42001

Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah
120 Memorial Dr. Paducah 42001 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

6965 Old US Hwy 45 South
Paducah, KY 42003

6965 Old US Hwy 45 South Paducah 42003 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Impact One Initiative

601 Broadway
Paducah, KY 42001

Lone Oak First Baptist Church

3601 Lone Oak Road
Paducah, KY 42001

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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