Dr. Johnny Lee Sanders
May 12, 1937 - August 21, 2017
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Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - West Monroe
1321 N 7th St.
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-323-9614 | Map
Wednesday 8/23, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Service
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - West Monroe
1321 N 7th St.
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-323-9614 | Map
Thursday 8/24, 2:00 pm
Kilpatrick's Serenity Gardens
8729 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-397-3766 | Map
Thursday 8/24

Funeral services for Dr. Johnny L. Sanders, 80, of Monroe, will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, August 24, 2017 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of West Monroe, Louisiana. Rev. Greg Dunn and Rev. Jimmy Furr will officiate. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick Serenity Gardens under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of…

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Jarrod Hawthorne left a message on August 24, 2017:
Saddened to hear of Bro Johnny entering eternity this week but rejoicing that he gets to be with the One he has proclaimed and taught about for so long. Bro Johnny was a dear friend to this young pastor when I began preaching in Union Parish. We got to meet in a variety of places and meetings and once after a meeting I followed him to his car and he gave me a large box of books from his study. Books to a young preacher are like tools to a carpenter. From that we developed a friendship that included numerous emails and discussions mostly centered around preaching and teaching the Bible and stories about guys like Dutch, Jimmy Draper, and other pastors and theologians he has been able to meet through the years. I enjoyed his life long passion to understand and teach God’s Word. I enjoyed his desire to love and invest in this young pastor. I enjoyed his enthusiasm for life and people. He was and is a good brother in the faith. I enjoyed and am grateful for my time with him. And I long to see him again in the presence of our King. Praying for the family to grieve not as those who have no hope, but full of hope because of Christ - our hope in glory! Grace and Peace and LoveJarrod Hawthorne
Rachael Foust Smith left a message on August 23, 2017:
I met Dr. Sanders through his son, Mark. My condolences to Mrs. Becky and the rest of the family. He was always pleasant to me and my family. When I would call for Mark sometimes he would answer and we would talk on things for minute. He had such an incredible knowledge about Christian history and theology and he always invited my husband abd I over to talk over these things. I'm sad that I never took him up on it. May he RIP right next to the Lord he so faithfully served. Much love gping out to his family and friends.
Pam left a message on August 23, 2017:
We love you all and are praying for you!Ron, Pam, Landon, and Kacie
JUANITA TEMPLE left a message on August 23, 2017:
I will miss all those loonnnggg phone conversations that we've had for years. His caring for hurting people. He drove many miles to visit the sick and lonely. I'll never forget him driving to Bruce and Oxford ,Ms.to visit my daughter who was battling cancer at 34 years old,and the calls he made weekly. We stayed bonded as first cousins do. Last thing he said to me,a month ago, was " oh by the way I LOVE YOU. "My prayers for our entire family.
David & JoAnn Carr left a message on August 23, 2017:
Becky, John & family, we are truly saddened to learn of Dr. Sanders passing. We love this family & have sweet memories of life in Forest when you all were here. May God continue to bless you & give you peace & comfort as you face this new reality. We know that he's at peace for sure. Our God reigns, David & JoAnn Carr
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Merle and Bob Ellis left a message on August 23, 2017:
Missing all our phone calls and emails , prayers for Becky, Linda,James and MikeLove you all
Belinda Crow VanLingen left a message on August 23, 2017:
I will miss Bro Johnny , as he was not only my Pastor, but a dear friend. I will keep Becky in my prayers, and it was a honor to know them both.❤️
Florence Prine left a message on August 23, 2017:
Becky, So sorry to hear of Bro. Johnny's passing. Thoughts & prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. Sincerely, Florence Prine
Monica Carter left a message on August 23, 2017:
Sorry to learn of Bro. Johnny's passing. I will always remember him as not only my pastor, but my friend.
Shirley Cofer Hodges left a message on August 23, 2017:
I am a cousin on Merle Ellis and Juanita Temple,I was so sorry to hear about loss of your love one.My prayers and thoughts are with your family.
Dr. Gene L. Jeffries left a message on August 23, 2017:
Dr. Johnny L. Sanders was a dear and trusted friend. His life was dedicated fully to the LORD and he poured his life-long learning of Scripture into the lives of the lost and the saved. He was a conservative biblical scholar, the likes of whom are leaving us too quickly. Our prayers now turn to the family of his devotion. "Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord-- for we walk by faith, not by sight-- we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord" (2 Cor. 5:6-8).
Dr. J. Mike Minnix left a message on August 22, 2017:
Dr. Johnny Sanders was one of God's great servants. To list his ministry activities and accomplished would require a major book to be published. We know he is at home with the Lord he loved and served. Our prayers are with the entire family.
Wayne Whiteside left a message on August 22, 2017:
Praying for the Brother Johnny's family. He's such a good friend, brother, encourager, scholar and much more. Looking forward to seeing him again one day.
Father John Kennedy left a message on August 22, 2017:
A wonderful man of God.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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