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James T. Saunders (05-05-2016)
Photo of James T. SaundersOn April 29, 2016, Mr.
Saunders, known to many
as J.T., left this life for his
heavenly home.
Preceding him in death
were: His parents, James
Eils and Lois Hollis Saunders;
his sister, Francis
Cummings; and brother-inlaw,
Simon Nugent.
Funeral services were
scheduled for 2 p.m. on
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at
Spearsville Baptist Church
with Rev. James Miller
and Rev. Chuck Johnson
officiating. Arrangements
are under the direction of
Farrar Funeral Home of
J.T. left to cherish his memory: His beloved wife of 61
years, Patsy; a daughter, Cheryl Rene’ Futrell and husband
Trae; a son, James W. “Bill” Saunders and wife Janet;
three grandchildren – Derrick Thomas, Darby Lawless
and husband Kevin and Dannon Thomas and Taylor; three
great-grandchildren – Carmen Lawless, Tyler Reves, and
Jorden Seal; three sisters – Sue Nugent, Peggy Albritton
and husband Harold and Ruth Helen DeVoll and husband
Eddie; a brother-in-law, Joe Cummings; one brother, John
Colvin Saunders and wife Sue; and one special young man,
Jimmy Crompton.
Mr. Saunders served in the Air Force. He was a cattle
farmer, school bus driver and oil field worker. This year is
his 50th year devoted to the masonic lodge. J.T. was an avid
turkey and deer hunter. He loved football, basketball, and
baseball. J.T. was a member of Spearsville Baptist Church.
Pallbearers were Derrick Thomas, Dannon Thomas,
Tyler Reves, Jorden Seale, Steve Lane and Jimmy Crompton.
Honorary pallbearers were several close friends and
Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2016, at
Spearsville Baptist Church.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfu