Mr. Ernest A Sanders, 93, died on April 11, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was born on February 8, 1926 in Barnwell, South Carolina. Mr. Sanders moved to Chattanooga and united with First Baptist Church East 8th Street.
He served as a faithful Deacon and member until declining health. Ernest worked for American National Bank and eventually retired.
Mr. Sanders was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Coker Sanders, Mother, Mary Magdalene Sanders, grandparents, Lott and Mary Ann Sanders, Daughter, Barbara Jean Buttram, Sons, Hubert R Robinson, William C Freeman, Granddaughter. Angela Freeman, Grandsons, Everett C and Errol D Freeman.
He leaves to cherish his memory, Son, Milton Charles (Laurel) Buttram, Daughter-in-law and devoted care taker, Sondria Freeman, Daughter-in-law, Elizabeth C Freeman, Grandchildren, Eric M Robinson, Reba Petrie, Yahanna Jarrett, Redina Cruz, Cheryl B Clayton, Michael A Buttram, William (Billy), Vanessa, Legend Ellis and Evan Freeman, 14 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren,
devoted friends, Mrs. Effie May Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Scott and Rev. Roy T Sampson.