Earl Thomas Sanders

1917

Earl Thomas Sanders was born on 20 May 1917 a child of Edward Sanders and Susie Easler Sanders.

1940

Earl T Sanders was counted in the census on 28 Apr 1940 in Fort Bragg, Cumberland, North Carolina, USA, as a 22-year-old, male, single, white.

When he was 23, he married Esther Hydrick on 10 Nov 1940 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-X9JP-D?cc=3161369 : 27 July 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-X9JR-H?cc=3161369 : 27 July 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1969

He died on 23 Mar 1969 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Columbia Hospital. He was buried on 26 Mar 1969 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. His cause of death was injuries received in an automobile accident. 

EARL T. SANDERS

Funeral Plans for Earl T. Sanders will be announced by Thompson Funeral Home.

Mr. Sanders, 51, of 1110 1/2 Olympia Ave., died Sunday in Columbia Hospital from injuries received earlier in an automobile accident.

He was employed by Ridgewood Furniture Co., as a television repairman.

Mr. Sanders was a veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Esther Sanders; three sons, Earl T. Sanders, Jr., Robert Wayne Sanders and Edward Theodore Sanders; four brothers, Frank Sanders of North August, Charles Sanders of Asheville, N. C., Heyward Sanders and Jimmy Sanders, both of Columbia; and a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Ard of Columbia.

Columbia Man Dies In Auto Collision

A 48-year-old Columbian was killed Sunday afternoon when the car he was riding collided with another auto in Cayce.

Earl T. Sanders of 1110 1/2 Olympia Ave., died of head and chest injuries suffered in the wreck shortly after 3 p.m., according to Lexington Coroner Barron B. Shumpert.

Shumpert said Sanders, a passenger in the car driven by Lee Hill of 55 Circle Drive, Cayce, was fatally injured when Hill’s vehicle swerved in front of an oncoming car driven by Willie Joe Miles of 1615 Pine St., Cayce. The accident occurred in the 1200 block of Frink Street.

Hill was treated at Columbia Hospital for chest injuries and transferred to the Veterans Administration Hospital. Miles was admitted to Columbia Hospital with head cuts.

The accident was still under investigation Sunday night and no charges had been made pending an inquest.

E. T. SANDERS

Funeral services for Earl Thomas Sanders will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Thompson Funeral Home, conducted by the the Rev. W. Lloyd Hellams. Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Elgin.

Mr. Sanders, 51, of 1110 1/2 Olympia Ave., died Sunday in Columbia Hospital from injuries he received in an automobile accident in Cayce early Sunday afternoon.

He was a television repairman.

Active pallbearers will be Arnold Lovett, Preston Elkins, J. C. Outlaw, Owen Davis, Junior Lovett, Ernest Newman.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.

Columbia Man Dies From Car Wreck Injuries

Earl Thomas Sanders, 51, of 1110 1/2 Olympia Ave., died in Columbia Hospital from injuries he received in an automobile accident in Cayce Sunday afternoon.

Mr. Sanders was a television repairman and a veteran of World War II. He was a son of the late Edward Sanders and Susie Easler Sanders and had lived in Columbia all his life.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.Wednesday in Thompson Funeral Home, conducted by the the Rev. W. Lloyd Hellams. Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Elgin.

Surviving are three sons, Earl T. Sanders, Jr., Robert Wayne Sanders and Edward T. Sanders; four brothers, Frank Sanders of North August, Charles Sanders of Asheville, N. C., Heyward Sanders and Jimmy Sanders, both of Columbia; and a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Ard of Columbia.

Sanders Rites

Funeral services for Earl Thomas Sanders, 51, will be held at 2 p.m.Wednesday in Thompson Funeral Home, conducted by the the Rev. Lloyd Hellams. Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Elgin.

Pallbearers will be Arnold Lovett, Preston Elkins, J. C. Outlaw, Owen Davis, Junior Lovett, Ernest Newman.

Mr. Sanders died Sunday from injuries received in an automobile accident in Cayce.

On March 24, 1969, Earl Sanders was mentioned in the newspaper article “Weekend Violence Claims 16 In State.”

On March 24, 1969, Earl T. Sanders was mentioned in the newspaper article “Fifteen Die In Violence On Weekend.”

March 24, 1969  Columbia Record (published as THE COLUMBIA RECORD)  Columbia, South Carolina
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March 24, 1969  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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March 25, 1969  Columbia Record (published as THE COLUMBIA RECORD)  Columbia, South Carolina
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March 25, 1969  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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March 26, 1969  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
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