The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Bridges Street, Buena Vista, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Mrs. Annie Ree James Sanders was born November 7, 1942 in Marion County, Georgia to the late Oscar James and the late Natheree Crawford James Statham. At an early age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior. She was educated in the public school system of Marion County.
She was united in holy matrimony to the late Eddie Sanders; they were blessed with ten wonderful and loving children. She was a devoted housewife and loyal friend.
Her survivors are seven daughters and three sons, Lula James, Annie James Wright, Mathew James, Fannie Murray (Otis) and Eddierene Prather (Willie) all of Buena Vista, Georgia, Mary Cooper (Tyrone) Augusta, Georgia, Mamie Sanders, Vernon Sanders, Talithia Sanders all of Buena Vista, Georgia, and Benji Sanders (Pearl), Tifton, Georgia; twenty-four grandchildren (one whom she reared from birth, Jasmine Mathis); sixteen great grandchildren; three siblings, Isaiah James (Molly), Sargent, Georgia, John James (Altamese), Miami, Florida and Annie B. Statham, Buena Vista, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and life-long friends, including Paul Pugh, Sarah Wade, and Felton King. She will always be remembered for her loving ways, her beautiful smile, and her caring heart of pure gold.