Mr. Sam Sanders, Sr., age 87 of Demopolis, Alabama passed August 19, 2008 at Colonial Haven Health Care, Greensboro, Alabama. Funeral Services were held Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at the First Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Jefferson, Alabama. Rev. Edmond Charleston, Pastor. Rev. Elester Charleston officiant. Interment followed in Scott Cemetery, Jefferson, Alabama. Larkin & Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements. Survivors include two loving and devoted children, Carrie (Calvin) McVay of Akron, Ohio and Sam Sanders, Jr. (Carolyn) of Joliet, IL; a devoted sister, Bertha Witherspoon of Demopolis, Alabama; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.