Born10-21-1930 - Died 8-3-2002
Gene (Yogi) Sanders, 71, of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2002 at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. He was born Oct. 21, 1930, in Oklahoma City, Okla., son of the late Jewel Winans Sanders and Frank Sanders.He was employed with Sierra Pacific Power Co. of Reno, Nev., where he was a foreman of the line crew. He was a Mason.Survivors include his wife, Ida Mae Sanders of Hardy; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry Eugene and Linda Sanders of Pocahontas; one daughter, Carol Ann Marquez of Hardy; two sisters, Betty Sicley of Hardy, and Doris Walters of California; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; one son, Steven Lee Sanders and his parents.Visitation was Aug. 7, 2002, at the Heath Funeral Home at Hardy. Burial was at the Baker Cemetery in Ozark Acres with arrangements under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Hardy.