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Larry Alan Sanders, 59

Larry Alan Sanders, 59, of Cabot entered Heaven on November 29, 2018.  He was born on December 25, 1958 in Gainesville, Florida to Preston and Mary Ann Sanders.

He was a machinist for over 32 years; he loved to hunt, fish and bowling.

He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Larry leaves behind his loving wife of 14 years Paula Sanders of Cabot; two sons Anthony Sperry of Cabot and Brandon Sperry (Brittany) of Bryant; two sisters Carol King and Lisa Franks (Scott) and one brother Michael Sanders (Shannon); several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Kellogg Valley Baptist Church, 9516 Bamboo Lane, Sherwood, Arkansas.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, Jacksonville, Arkansas.

His online guestbook is available at



  • Paula Sanders Posted December 7, 2018 12:48 AM

    My darling sweet husband I’m so Blessed to have had you as my husband for 14 years!!! I thank God and Jesus for Blessing me with you!!! I love you more to the moon and stars!!! Thank you for being a wonderful husband and Dadvto my Our sons!!!

  • Katie Simmons Posted December 7, 2018 1:27 AM

    Oh Paula, 1 can only dream of having a love like the 2 of you, I’m praying for you and the rest of the family! He will definitely be missed!

  • Kim Haywood Posted December 7, 2018 4:58 AM

    Mr.Larry you will be missed to all,he was a high spiritual in high lifted great wise man to all, he expired me by his kind and helpful words. He had talk so kindly of his wife n kids, when I meet him ,he was a very proud husband and dad!! Heaven is there with beautiful lights, every christmas lights me n my kids see we always think of him even ,every time we go to Cabot kids n I think of him n his wife cuz he had talk so wisely of them on how a family is,he help me on that , will meet again,love you and your family, love kim,brittany and cody haywood

  • Kristy Albright Posted December 7, 2018 6:27 AM

    Larry was a very kind, caring and loving friend. He loved his family and his wife Paula Sanders with his whole heart and he will be greatly missed by a lot of people but he will never be forgotten. Paula you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers that you find comfort and peace during this difficult time.

  • Milly Stewart Posted December 7, 2018 11:13 AM

    RIL Larry Sanders… U Will Truly Be Missed!!!!

  • Sam & Robin Manor Posted December 7, 2018 11:25 AM

    What a kind and loving man. He will surely be missed. Have a wonderful 1st Christmas in heaven
    Love Sam and Robin

  • Regina (Sallis) Timm Posted December 7, 2018 11:30 AM

    He was loved and continued to be loved forever❤️❤️

  • Darlene Taylor Posted December 7, 2018 11:52 AM

    Rest In Peace prayers my god hold you in his arms

  • Renee Lasker Posted December 7, 2018 11:58 AM

    Larry was always full of joy and will be truly missed.

  • Tamara Rummel Posted December 7, 2018 9:19 PM

    I am saddened to hear of Larry’s passing. I will keep your family in my prayers as you mourn for his loss. I hope that you will find comfort in knowing that he is with the Lord and is whole again.

  • Rosetta VanPelt Posted December 7, 2018 9:46 PM

    My regards to the Sanders family, Larry was very special to so many people and will forever remain in my heart. He loved meeting people and would often go above and beyond to bring joy and make someone smile. No one was a stranger to him and he loved everybody and he will be greatly missed.

  • Brandon Sperry Posted December 8, 2018 9:01 AM

    Pops you will be missed very much.

  • Joslyn and Warren Burleson Posted December 8, 2018 2:06 PM

    Paula. We were so glad we got to talk to Larry not long ago on the phone. He was such a sweetheart. We loved and admired him so much. ❤️

  • Marcus J Newburn Posted December 8, 2018 7:56 PM

    In loving memory from The Materials/Warehouse crew LM Windpower. Our co-worker Larry Sanders has gotten his wings. I want to personally thank you Larry for your service and great examples you displayed on the job. What a great guy to have met, you had a big heart and you loved your job and did it to the highest level possible!!! God Bless to you and your family!!

  • Kim Burleson Posted December 9, 2018 2:03 AM

    Larry was such a loving and caring man. He always put others needs before his own. He never let Cancer get the best of him. He fought with such courage and humor. I know he’s dancing with Angels now.

  • Stacia Tucker Posted December 9, 2018 7:25 AM

    Gone but will never be forgotten. Larry was a special guy. Loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. An inspiration sharing his story with so many. So very strong to the end. I worked with him at the bag plant in Jacksonville for years. He will be missed. My condolences to Paula and family.

  • David and Marianne McElyea Posted December 9, 2018 8:27 AM

    Dear Paula, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of the family at the loss of Larry. May God give you strength at this most difficult time.

    • Paula Sanders Posted December 13, 2018 8:54 PM

      Thank you everyone. David & Marianne we love y’all. Mom and I have been thinking of y’all!!!

  • Doug and Karen Ballard Posted December 9, 2018 10:06 AM

    Larry was a kind and caring person and loved his wife, Paula, dearly He loved the Lord and told everyone. He had a spirit that would light up the room. Paula, we send our thoughts and prayers that you will be comforted by the Almighty God. You were an exemplary wife who cared for Larry before yourself. Sending you much love. Doug and Karen Ballard

  • Greg Geary Posted December 9, 2018 6:56 PM

    Paula and Family, I ecpress my deepest sympathy to you all. I always enjoyed visiting with Larry. He was always very friendly. My prayers are with you all.

  • JR & Brenda Staton Posted December 11, 2018 6:43 PM

    Larry was always thinking of others! He was so kind and thoughtful and he will surely be missed at Kellogg Valley Baptist Church! It helps to know you will be spending your first Christmas and Birthday with Jesus!

  • Howard Duff Posted December 11, 2018 11:32 PM

    My deepest sympathies to you and your family. Larry and I grew up together and he was a dear friend. Go rest high my brother!

  • Lauren West aka Beverly Underwood Posted December 12, 2018 11:42 AM

    My deepest sympathy to the friends and family. Larry was a sweet and loving person to the end. He will be missed by many. I worked with Larry at Stone Container as Beverly Underwood/Personnel.

  • Maxine Sorrells-Hucker Posted December 12, 2018 11:47 AM

    My condolences to Larry’s friends and family. I remember Larry as a sweet, friendly, kind and caring person. So sorry to heari of his passing. I worked with Larry at Great Plains Bag/Stone Container as the receptionist. Maxine Sorrells

  • Jo Cox Posted December 13, 2018 8:42 PM

    A very good man!

  • Johnnetta Lee Posted December 16, 2018 10:54 PM

    To larry and his family I want to thank him for all the memories he left behind and the love he poured out that left a legacy that won’t be forgotten we love Larry I hope his love can be like a cold worth spreading around the world thank you mrs Paula he could not have been all he could without your support behind himGod bless you and the family

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