Jessie Sanders

Obituary of Jessie Otis Sanders

Bro. Jessie Otis Sanders 65, was born on December 27,1953 in Texarkana, Texas to  Jessie Sanders Sr and Lillie Mae Mills-Keeling. Jessie's earthly journey ended on Friday, November 29,2019 at Davita Regional Dialysis in Texarkana, Texas. Jessie attended Goree Elementary School in Texarkana, Texas and was a 1972 graduate of Texas High School in Texarkana, Texas. After graduating, Jessie enrolled in Central Business College in Texarkana, Texas to study computer science. Central Business College closed and he pursued other interests. Jessie was a lifelong, faithful member of the Newtown Baptist Church in Texarkana, Texas. He served as an ordained deacon, vice-president, usher, member and president of the Male Chorus, Sunday School teacher, president of the Brotherhood Ministry and Transportation Ministry. He strived to do the best in all things until the day of his demise. He loved his church and no task was too small or too large for him to tackle. Jessie loved his family and those things associated with family-life. 

He leaves behind:

Wife: Tajuan Sanders of Texarkana, TX

Daughters: Senkenya Sanders and LaQueshia Sanders of Irving, TX

Brothers: Curtis Keeling of Texarkana, AR. Reggie Sanders and Ronnie Sanders of Colorado

Sisters: Birdia Ford of Arlington, TX and Beverly Reed of Mansfield, TX. 

7 Grandchildren, and a host of many other relatives and friends


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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, December 6, 2019
Richardson Hill Funeral Home
1104 Oak St.
Texarkana, Texas, United States


10:00 am
Saturday, December 7, 2019
New Town Baptist Church
2203 Taylor St
Texarkana, Texas, United States


Chapelwood Memorial Gardens
826 N. Kings Hwy
Wake Village , Texas, United States
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