Originally created 03/10/02

Mr. George Sanders III (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Thursday at University Hospital, Mr. George B. Sanders, III, 66, husband of Mrs. Mary Jane Williams Sanders of Beman Street, Augusta. Mr. Sanders was born and lived his entire life in Augusta. He loved his family and his job with the I.B.E.W., where he worked for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his late parents, George Burrell Sanders, Jr. and Thelma Stephens Sanders Corman; and also his sister, Clara V. Pitts; as well as a brother: William H. Sanders. Survivors include his son, G. Burrell Sanders, IV; and daughter, Shirlene Sanders both of Augusta; sister, Margaret Earlle Olson, North Augusta; brother, Ralph S. Sanders, Augusta; and two grandchildren, George Bryan Schilling and Shawn Richard Sanders. Funeral services will be today, at 2 p.m., from the Hatcher Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. W. Sherrell Dunn officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be James Wiggins, Arthur Dickerson, Albert Rodgers, Jimmy M. Johnson, Clark Cason, and Matthew Poole. Friends may call at the Hatcher Funeral Home, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 790-8567.

The Augusta Chronicle March 10, 2002