James E. SandersonI am a Veteran.

of Piney, AR

April 7, 1929 - January 12, 2023

James E. "Jack" Sanderson, 93, of Piney, died Thursday, January 12, 2023 in Fort Smith. He was born April 7, 1929 in Piney to Dolan D. and Bertha E. (Parrish) Sanderson. Jack was deeply devoted to his family, especially his wife, Elizabeth and always worked hard to provide for them. He enjoyed making people laugh and was a devout member of Lake Hills Church. Jack was devoted to his country, serving in the Army during the Korean War. Afterward, he enjoyed many jobs including logging, farming and bus driving. Jack was also fond of the outdoors and tinkering with tractors.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dolan and Bertha Sanderson and three siblings: his brother, Leonard Sanderson; his sister, Sylvia Charlton and his brother, Leamon Sanderson.

Jack is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Sanderson; five children, Monica Henry and husband, Gary, Cheryl Smith and husband, Randy, James Sanderson Jr., Terry Sanderson and wife, Elaine and Dolan Sanderson; ten grandchildren, Rebecca Yasunaga and husband, Joey, Jennifer McGill and husband, Shawn, Josh Smith and wife, Stacey, Sarah Martin and husband, Jared, Jacqueline Sanderson, Shannon Chandler, Melissa Thatcher and husband, Tracy, Gary Richardson and wife, Paula, Erica Houghton and husband, Seth and Matthew Sanderson; numerous great-grandchildren and several nephews, nieces, family and friends.

A visitation will begin 1 p.m. Thursday, January 19, 2023 followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at Lake Hills Church in Russellville. Burial will be at Brock Cemetery. Bishop Tony Reynolds and Pastor Josh Reynolds will officiate. Roy Robert Schreckhise Jr., Don Cagle, Josh Smith, Jared Martin, Seth Houghton and Matthew Sanderson will serve as bearers.

Service Information
Lake Hills Church
1505 Marina Road
Russellville,  AR 72802
1/19/2023 at 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Funeral Service
Lake Hills Church
1505 Marina Road
Russellville,  AR 72802
1/19/2023 at 2 p.m.

Brock Cemetery
Hwy 64
London, AR 72847

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Cox Funeral Home
Rogers & Poplar Streets
Clarksville, AR  72830