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Lester Sanders Jr.

CHARLOTTE -- Mr. Lester James Sanders Jr., 75, of 300 Providence Road died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at Golden Living Center Dartmouth.

The graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Armenia Church Cemetery in Lowrys, with the Rev. Barry Yates officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Sanders was a son of the late Lester James Sanders Sr. and the late Lois Parker Hatcher. He was employed with JP Stevens and later retired from Cone Mills in Pineville, N.C. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Leon Hatcher and his stepmother, Ruby Sanders.

Surviving are his son, Michael Sanders of Rock Hill; his daughter, Shirley J. Sanders of Rock Hill; his brother, Tony Sanders of Rock Hill; four sisters, Mildred S. Deese, Christine Brunet, Ann S. Patrick and Priscilla Capitan, all of Rock Hill; six grandchildren, Mitch Donahue, Christina Helms, LaShawn Sanders, Michael Sanders Jr., Ray Hatcher and Maeson Hinson; and four great-grandchildren, Tyler Donahue, Sterlyn Sanders, Jordan Sanders and Michael Sanders III.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the home of his sister, Priscilla Capitan, 1008 Candlewood Lane, Rock Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Assoc., 512 N McDuffie St., Anderson, SC 29621 or to Hospice at Charlotte, 1420 E 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28204.

Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel is in charge of arrangements.