Frances Marie Sanders

Published 4:24 pm Friday, January 10, 2020

Frances Marie Sanders died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at The Bluffs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was 94.

Mrs. Sanders was a native and lifelong resident of Vicksburg and was the daughter of the late Robert Clifton King and Nellie Finch King.

She was a kindergarten teacher and girls basketball coach at St. Francis Xavier Academy for many years.

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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Sanders; and her son, Johnny Sanders.

She is survived by two daughters, Jackie Hutto (Tommy) and Randi Graham (Joe), both of Vicksburg; four grandchildren, Jerry Lamb, Judy Keller, Angie Fulgham, and Pam Patterson; and three great-granddaughters, Kayla Eaton, Hayley Patterson and Erin Keller.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Riles Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the hour of service.  Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Joe Graham Jr., Greg Warnock, Rusty Haydel, Ryan Warnock, Bob Newell, and Chase Graham.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Graham Sr., Tommy Hutto, Gwin Taylor, Jimmy Salmon, Wayne McMaster, Willie Hughes and Charles Riles.  Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, 322 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY  10001 or to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, P.O. Box 97075, Washington, DC  20090.