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James Brian Sanders

September 21, 1971 ~ August 11, 2019 (age 47)

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On Sunday August 11th, 2019 James Brian Sanders of McEwen passed away.

Brian was 47 years of age. A celebration of life will be held at Poplar Grove Church of Christ in McEwen on Saturday, August 24th, 2019 from 2pm-4pm.

 Brian was born September 21st, 1971 in Waverly. He was a member of Poplar Grove Church of Christ in McEwen. Brian was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He was an avid cook, who loved cooking for the family, for friends, and especially family functions. Brian loved to fish, was a loyal Vols football fan, and connoisseur of food. 

Brian was the son of Harold and Patricia Sanders of McEwen. 

Preceding him in death are his grandmothers Pauline Forrester and Mable Gatlin. 

Survivors, in addition to his parents, Harold and Patricia Sanders, include six children, Brooke Ralston(Ricco), Tyler Sanders(Kayla), Megan Sanders(Trevon), Anna Sanders(Josh), Pauline Sanders and Paige Sanders; two sisters, Brigette Cross(Sandy), Mony Smith(Jeff); one brother, Tommy Sanders(Rhonda); eight grandchildren; and eight nieces and nephews. 

A special thanks to Vanderbilt Medical Staff for the professionalism and courtesy provided to the family. 


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Celebration of Life
August 24, 2019

2:00 PM
Poplar Grove Church of Christ
5414 Poplar Grove Rd
McEwen, TN 37101