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Bessie Smith Sanders

April 12, 1950 — July 31, 2023

Abbeville

BESSIE MAE SMITH SANDERS

ABBEVILLE, AL…  Bessie Mae Smith Sanders, a resident of Abbeville, Alabama, passed away Monday, July 31, 2023, at her home. She was 73.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday August 09, 2023, at Wright Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel with Reverend Joseph N. Flowers officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbeville Memorial East Cemetery in Abbeville, Alabama. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 09, 2023, prior to the service. Wright Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.

Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to a favorite charity in her honor.

Mrs. Sanders was born to the late Johnny Mack McLeod and Mary Ella Thomas McLeod in Barbour County, Alabama. She was a member of Jackson Chapel Church of God Christ.  She worked and retired from West Point Pepperell.  

Leaving to cherish her memories are her husband, Eddie Lewis Sanders, Sr.; her daughters Bessie Cochran, Gloria Culver, and Mary Sanders (Ike); her step-daughter, Angela Sanders; her sisters, Odessa Rieves, Betty Jean McLeod, Martha Louise Williams (Willie), and Jeanette Glanton; her brothers, Reverend Joseph Flowers (Mary), Johnny B. McLeod, and Love Otis McNeal; her grandchildren, Crystal Culver Richards (Michael), Jerry L. Culver, Jr., Roy Alto Culver, Kiara Stevenson, Amber Stevenson,  Terrance Culver (Reginald), Jennifer Cochran, Jim Cochran, and Jimmy Cochran; her special nieces, Angela McLeod and Teresa McLeod; and her several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; her two special friends, Tina Stanford and Claira Kingsley.

Serving as active pallbearers will be her grandsons.

WRIGHT FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY

Phone 334-6WE-CARE (693-2273

www.wrightfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

…Celebrating a life, one family at a time…

Our establishment DOES OWN AND OPERATE ITS OWN CREMATORY, so your loved one never has to leave our care.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bessie Smith Sanders, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Wright Funeral Home and Crematory

15579 US Hwy 431 South, Headland, AL 36345

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Wright Funeral Home and Crematory

15579 US Hwy 431 South, Headland, AL 36345

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Burial

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Abbeville Memorial-East

564 AL-10, Abbeville, AL 36310

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