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Bonita Sanders

Wesley, AR, 1933 - 2021

Bonita (Sisemore) Sanders, 88, of Wesley, Arkansas passed from this life Friday, December 17, 2021 at her home. She was born September 22, 1933 in Georgetown, Arkansas, the daughter of Elmer and Noby Lawson Sisemore. She was a homemaker and a member of the Richland Baptist Church at Mt. Olive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 62 years, Bob Sanders, five brothers, Roy Sisemore, Ray Sisemore, Charles Sisemore, Jerry Sisemore and Norman Sisemore; three sisters, Christal Fritch, Geneva Smith, and Kathy Gilbert.

She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Kulka and husband George of Wesley, Arkansas, Gay Akers and husband Joel of Quitman, Texas; and one son, Marlin Sanders and his companion, Liz Brown of the home. She is also survived by two sisters, Glenda Test of Hindsville, Arkansas and Rita Dunn of Fayetteville, Arkansas; seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Monday, December 20, 2021 at Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville. Service will be 11:00 am, Tuesday at Richland Baptist Church at Mt. Olive, with burial to follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery.

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Published December 19, 2021

Moore Chapel
206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-442-7314