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Jessie Sanders

Friday, February 15, 2002

PORTAGEVILLE - Jessie Belle Sanders, 102, died Feb. 14, 2002, at the Portageville Nursing Center.

Born July 14, 1899, in Middle, Tenn., daughter of the late Perry and Margaret Davidson Hickman, she attended the Pentecostal Church in Marston.

She was married to Bose Threlkeld, who died on Feb. 27, 1974.

She married B.A. Sanders who preceded her in death in 1983.

Survivors include: three daughters, Lillian Cervantes and Margaret Vanmeter of Cairo, Ill., and Faye Fillingin of Portageville; and 18 grandchildren and 57 great-grandchildren.

Also precededing her in death were two sons, Willard Threlkeld and Guy Ray Threlkeld; one sister, Rachel Carden; and one half brother, Raymond Davidson.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Dewayne Roberts, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.