Cleve "Cle" Sanders

November 5, 1951 ~ July 22, 2020 (age 68)



"I am at peace, my soul's at rest
There is no need for tears
For with your Love I was so Blessed"

(Unknown Author)

Cleve "Cle" Sanders, son of the late Leander "Coon" and Maggie Matthews Sanders, was born in Torrance, Mississippi on November 5, 1951. Cle accepted Christ at an early age and united with Church of Christ in Water Valley, Mississippi.

Cle attended school at Davidson High School in Water Valley, and completed his high school education at Mumford High School in Detroit, Michigan, graduating with the Class of 1969. After high school, he attended Jackson State University and after college, he moved back to Detroit, where he worked as a construction worker for many years.

Cle departed his earthly life on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at his home in Detroit, Michigan. He truly loved spending time with his family and friends, and his family and friends will forever cherish his memory.

Cle leaves fond memories to his sisters: Martha (Jerry Wayne) Jenkins of Water Valley MS, Dorothy Thompson of Jackson MS, and Talisha "Tae-Tae" Jackson of Norfolk VA; his brother: Robert "Skeeter" Sanders of Toms River NJ; a very special niece:  Carolyn Sanders Tucker of Toms River NJ; a special cousin: Isaiah Rounds of Derma MS; sisters-in-law: Mary Sanders and Elberstine Sanders both of Detroit MI, and Juanita Sanders of New Orleans LA; Special caregivers: Eddie Sanders of Southfield MI, Tracey, David and Lee Oliver Sanders all of Oak Park MI, Jeffery Sanders of Romulus MI, Dee Matthews Alexander and Gene Matthews both of Detroit MI. Cle also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Along with his parents:, Cle is preceded in death by one sister: Jeanette Sanders and seven brothers: Roosevelt Sanders, Riley Sanders, Leander Sanders, Jr., Frank Sanders, Eugene Sanders, Ulylessie Sanders and Charles Sanders.

Please keep the Sanders family in your prayers.



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Limited Viewing (8 @ a time)
July 30, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
L. Hodges Funeral Service
38-F Hwy 334
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

Graveside (Restricted - 50)
July 31, 2020

11:00 AM
Coffeeville City Cemetery
Coffeeville, MS 38922

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