Obituary – June Cockerham Sanders

Mrs. June Cockerham Sanders, age 78 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020.

Mrs. Sanders was preceded in death by her parents Kenneth Buster Carpenter and Loreese Carpenter, her husband Clyde Sanders, son Frankie Tolbert, grandsons Cole Sanders and Justin Sanders, and brother Kenneth Carpenter.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons Michael Sanders (Alicia) of Calvin, David Sanders of Winnfield and Kevin Sanders of Winnfield. She is also survived by grandchildren Nicole, Kirsten, Madison, Krislyn, Karly and great-grandchildren Nevaeh, Nalani, Kailynn, Kyler, Korbyn, Parker, Koe, Bradliee and Kinley. Siblings are Eugene Cockerham, Annette Womack and Peggy Lodridge.

June was born June 21, 1941 in Winnfield, Louisiana. Her sons and grandchildren were her greatest accomplishments in life. Through the years many neighborhood children visited her home and she took them in as her own. Fishing was something that she loved doing; just sitting outside enjoying the Lord’s handiwork. She was very talented having crocheted and sewed many beautiful baby blankets and clothes for her family members. June loved the Lord and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and the Misfits Sunday School Class.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Sanders Chapel Cemetery near Calvin, Louisiana with Rev. Lamar Carpenter and Rev. Bobby Bates officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at Southern Funeral Home for visitation on Friday, May 22, 2020 from 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM.

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