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James Sanders passed away peacefully on Saturday early morning at Hospice of Texarkana. He was lovingly cared for by many members of his family who were always by his side. James was THE MAN who cared deeply about his Family, Friends, Fishing, and Faith. James was born on January 13, 1935 in an area of Mount Pleasant, TX, known as Green Hill, to James Guy Sanders, a sharecropper, and Atlas Jewell, a homemaker. He was one of seven children.

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John Solon King V, age 23, first lit up this world on Saturday, November 21, 1998, but that light was dimmed on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Left devastated and heartbroken by the loss of “John Wayne” as he was affectionately known, are his father, Jacob King and Ashley; his mother, Tammy “Puddin” King, brother, Jake King and his children, Nicole, and Kade; half-siblings, Justus and Ella King ; step-brothers, Haden McClanahan, and Zane Kelsoe, Grandparents, Solon and Pam King, Randy and Lisa Franks and Kathy Wisener; and his idolized uncle, Scott and beloved aunt, Niki; his cherished cousins, Karlie King, Layne King and wife, Katie; and their daughters, Wylie Kate and Copelynn Jo Bird; his dear aunt Solya King and her treasured daughter, Erica; his uncle Brice Franks and Brooke; cousin, Justin Franks and his children Garrett and Gunner; cousin, Colter Franks and wife, Brittney, their children, Blake, Tatum and Rhett; his dog Rico and the great majority of Red River County.


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