Mary Elizabeth Sanders

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Sanders, 76, of Piggott, Ark., passed away at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott.

She was born on March 6, 1941, in Piggott, and was the daughter of the late Robert and Bertie (Burton) Putman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Sanders; a son, Jerry Sanders;her parents; her brothers, Lee Stokes and Jesse Stokes; sisters, Pansie Stokes and Ethel Haywood; and two infant grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughters, Mary Chilcutt and William Nickens, and Mary Dipaola; a son, Eugene Sanders of Arizona; her grandchildren, Justin Sanders of Piggott, Kassandra Sanders of Jonesboro, Ark., Jacqueline Holland of Jonesboro, Elizabeth Dipaola of Piggott, Angelina Dipaola of Arizona, Anthony Dipaola of Kennett, Mo. and Rosa Dipaola of Arizona; her great grandchildren, Lacey Hall, Miranda Bageant and Keyton Bageant, all of Piggott, Arkansas; a brother, Denver Stokes of Paragould, Ark. and many other relatives and friends.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home in Piggott, Ark.