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JOHN DONELSON MARTIN SAUNDERS

JOHN DONELSON MARTIN SAUNDERS, 58 DIED PEACEFULLY IN THE LORD SURROUNDED BY HIS WIFE AND FAMILY. RETIRED FROM TRI-STATE TILE & MARBLE, JOHN'S LIFE WAS DEDICATED TO THE LORD JESUS & HIS PEOPLE. HE TRAVELED EXTENSIVELY, TOUCHING LIVES AS FAR AWAY AS ROMANIA & KOREA, & AUTHORED NINE BOOKS MEANT TO INSTRUCT & INFORM CHRISTIANS. JOHN WAS MARRIED FOR 37 YEARS TO LINDA HILL. HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY HIS FIVE CHILDREN: JOHN JR, AMES & HIS WIFE LINDA, ANNE, ROBERT, RAYMOND & HIS WIFE CHARITY, & GRANDDAUGHTER ISABELLE, ALL OF MEMPHIS. HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER, MARY CLAYTON, SISTER ERIN OF MEMPHIS, & BROTHER ROBERT OF DALLAS. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS FATHER ROBERT SR. & BROTHERS CHARLES & CLAYTON. HE BELIEVED WITH HIS WHOLE BEING IN THE UNITY OF BODY OF CHRIST & IS SURVIVED BY ITS MANY MEMBERS.

VISITATION WILL BE FROM 5-7 PM MONDAY JANUARY 8 2007 AT CANALE FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 2700 UNION AVENUE EXTENDED WITH THE SERVICE AT 11 AM ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2007 AT CANALE FUNERAL DIRECTORS. THOSE WISHING TO SEND A MEMORIAL MAY SEND IT TO THE WINGS FOUNDATION AT THE WEST CLINIC, 100 N. HUMPHREYS BLVD. MEMPHIS 38120.