Michael "Wayne" Sanders, 66, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Monday, December 17, 2018, at The Bridge At Ridgely in Ridgely,Tennessee.
Born Wednesday, January 9, 1952, in McNairy County. He was the son of the late Charles Harold Sanders and the late Rebecca Kathleen Evans.
He was a retired salesman for Lanier Furniture Company and Fowlkes Furniture Company.
Graveside services will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Officiating this service will be Rev. Ronnie Sanders. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 19, 2018, from 4:00 until 6:30 at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.
He is survived by two daughters, Debbie Ware (Tim) of Newbern, Tennessee and Veronica Edwards (Allen) of Milan, Tennessee; one sister, Mary Nell Sanders of Trimble, Tennessee; four brothers, Bobby "Cotton" Sanders of Trimble Tennessee, Gene "Geno" Sanders of Memphis, Tennessee, Rickey Sanders of Dyersburg, Tennessee and J.R. "Junior" Sanders of Dyersburg, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Abigail Ware, Kristine Simmons (Derek) and Jewelya Edwards.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, Pamela Doris Rogers, Geraldine Anthony, and Rachel Jo Hinson; and one brother, Jimmy Dan Sanders.
Pallbearers will be Keith Henson, Bart Sanders, Ronnie Cole, Kevin Sanders, Greg Hunter and Brent Lewis.
Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Michael Wayne Sanders.