Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 19, 2013

Gregory Paul Sanders

BLUEFIELD — Gregory Paul Sanders 63 of Charcoal Street Bluefield, West Virginia passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, West Virginia.

Gregory was born on March 11, 1950 in Houston, Texas to the late James Hollis Sanders and Pauline Hudspeth Sanders.  He had been a resident of Bluefield for the past six years and was a member of the Pipefitters Local Union #211.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Martha Sue Sanders and two brothers Jim H. Sanders and George Sanders.

Survivors Include: His daughter: Jamie Hale and husband Chris of League City, Texas. Step-Daughter: Jackie Lambert and husband Alvin of Brushfork, West Virginia. Step-Sons: Rodney Sells of Logan, West Virginia, Dr. Kenneth Sells of Logan, West Virginia. Three Nephews: Lane Sanders and wife Dawn of Forest, Mississippi, Jonny Sanders and wife Amanda of Forest, Mississippi, Lance Sanders and Jana of Lake, Mississippi. Three Nieces: Nicole Polk and husband Cameron of Lumberton, Mississippi, Amy Bohls of Hutto, Texas. Allison Flowers of Spring, Texas. Sister-in-Law: Rhonda Sanders of Spring, Texas

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in (Bluewell) Bluefield, West Virginia with Rev. James Milam officiating the service. Burial will follow at Belcher Cemetery on Belcher Mountain Welch, West Virginia where friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Friends and family may call on Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in (Bluewell) Bluefield, West Virginia.  

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.

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