Willie Joe Sanders

Published 10:41 pm Monday, February 29, 2016

Willie Joe Sanders, 82, a resident of Selma, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Sara Mann Sanders; parents, Paul and Bessie Sanders; brother, William Floyd Sanders.

He is survived by two sons, Danny (Peggy) Sanders of Dadeville and David (Valerie) Sanders of Prattville; two daughters, Joan (Toby) Cox of Prattville and Courtney Sanders of Selma; seven grandchildren, Mickey Sanders, Misty Sanders, Amy (Adam) Keenum, Toni (Travis) Tyus, Dustin (Amy) Cox, Hunter Sanders and Madesyn Sanders; 13 great-grandchildren, Alicia (Michael) Holley, Mykal Kain Sanders, Noel Sanders, Melanie Sanders, Gavin Sanders, Dylan Smith, Sunni Smith, Dawson Sanders, Luke Keenum, Lakyn Keenum, Trev Tyus, Tate Tyus and Ansley Cox.

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Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 1 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Linville Funeral Home in Tallassee. Burial will follow at Carrville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Special thanks to Lake Martin Hospice.