Russell Sanders

Russell Sanders
Owen Russell Sanders, 45, of McCurry Road, Hartwell, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018.
Born on January 25, 1973 in Anderson, S.C., he was the son of Fred Alton Sanders of Hartwell and Judy Mincey of Elberton. Mr. Sanders was a truck driver for Carry On Trailers and was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Anna Jane Sanders and Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Sanders, both of Hartwell; one sister, Valerie Cordell (Keith) of Hartwell; one nephew, Olin Cordell; three uncles: Thomas Sanders, Steve Mincey and Rick Mincey; three aunts: Judy King, Joyce Vickery, and Janie Blackmon. Mr. Sanders was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Fred and Mattie Ruth Sanders; maternal grandparents, Carl and Dot Mincey; and one uncle, Terry Mincey.
Funeral services were held at noon Wednesday, June 6, in the Chapel of the Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell with the Rev. Johnny Stowe and Mr. Fred Greenway officiating. Burial was in the Nancy Hart Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to defray expenses.
The Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell was in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

The Hartwell Sun

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 700, 8 Benson St.
Hartwell, GA 30643
Phone: 706-376-8025
Fax: 706-376-3016