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Roy Wayne Saunders

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Wednesday, May 6, 1936 - Friday, May 23, 2014

Mr. Roy Wayne Saunders of Malvern, loving father and “Papa Roy”, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, May 23, 2014 at SAMC.  He was 78. 


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27 at Malvern Baptist Church with Rev. Hosea Parker and Rev. Coley Meyer Holloway officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.   


Flowers are appreciated but in lieu of them, donations can also be made to the Malvern Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 97, Malvern, AL 36349.   


The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.  


Mr. Saunders was born May 6, 1936 in Geneva County to the late Wayne B. and Lessie Lina Saunders.  He was married to the late Carolyn Saunders, his loving wife of over 53 years and they resided in town of Malvern. Mr. Saunders was a member of Malvern Baptist Church. 


In addition to his parents, his loving wife, Carolyn Jones Saunders and a brother, Doyce Saunders preceded him in death. 


Survivors include two sons: Wayne Saunders (Krista), Dothan and Jason Saunders (Carol), Hartford; sister, Sabie Suggs (Mack), Tifton, GA; brother, Paul Saunders, Malvern; two grandchildren: Cole and Kyleigh Grace Saunders; several nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.  


Pall bearers will include Mr. Saunders many nephews. 


A special thanks to the family’s loyal friend, Mr. David McCall.


Funeral Service

Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014



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Rickey Barfield

So sorry to hear about Mr.Roy I worked with him at hedstrom. May God Bless his family in this time!!

Robbie Ketchum

Sorry to hear about your Daddy. God Bless his family during the sad time!

Ronnie Meredith

I was sorry to hear of your loss. I ran into your dad several months ago at Dobbs and talked with him for a while. Wayne & Jason, you and your families are in our thoughts and prayers. Ronnie & Becky Meredith

Ashton Aplin Hayes

I'm so sorry for your family's loss. I thought alot of Mr Roy! He was a wonderful person.

Donald Enfinger

Wayne, so sorry to hear about your fathers passing. My prayers are with you & your family at this time of sorrow .

Amy Smith McKemy

So sorry to hear about Mr. Roy you know its true when soul mates passes the other is not far behind. Now he is with Mrs. Carol. Thoughts and prayers to the family for your loss! God bless.

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