PENDERGRASS – Gerald Sanders, 72, died Wednesday, February 9, 2011.
Born in Hall County, he was the son of the late T.J. and Susie Adams Sanders. He was a retired truck driver for Overnite Transportation, was a Mason, and a former Jackson County Deputy Sheriff.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Cooper Sanders, Pendergrass; daughters, Gail Suggs and Beckie Sanders, both of Pendergrass; brothers, Charles Sanders, Gainesville, and Wylie Sanders, Cleveland.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 12, at 11 a.m., from the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Swayne Cochran and Mr. Wesley Sanders officiating. Burial will be in the Evans Memory Gardens with David Morris, Clay Sanders, Troy Sanders, Ricky Sanders, Kyle Mooney, Jeff Standridge honored as pallbearers. Doug Cooper and Tony Cooper will be honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends Friday, February 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Home, P.O. Box 1000, Stockbridge, GA 30281.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.