JAMES 'LUTHER' SANDERS - Son of James Isaac Sanders & Florence Julian Myers, born Dec. 22, 1921; departed this life Jul. 20, 1983 at his home at the age of 61 years, 5 months and 1 day. He was united in marriage to Ruby Bertha Hicks on Feb. 4, 1940. To this union seven children were born: Gilbert Roy, Dawna Mae Phillips, James Lindell, Rosemary Myers, Kathleen Sue Purcell and Sandra Louise Sanders. His wife Ruby preceded him in death, along with an infant son, Martin Luther Sanders. Also preceding him in death were his parents, three brothers, Harvey & Homer Sanders and Jim Myers, and one sister, Mimie Van Arsdall. He leaves to mourn his passing six children, two brothers, Silas & Gene Sanders; half brothers Dennis and Jack Myers; half sisters Velma Cooper and Ivan Bell, and three sons-in-law. He also leaves a  host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends. Luther was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He will be sadly missed by all. Funeral services were held Friday, Jul. 22, 1983 in the Duncan Funeral Chapel at Winona with Rev. Lowell Moore officiating. Burial was at Munsell Cemetery under the direction of Duncan Funeral Home of Winona. Submitted by Norma Myers Stevenson.