- Gerald Tanner Sanders, 75, of Obion, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008 at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. Services were at 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Union City with Rick Knoll officiating. Burial was in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Sanders of Obion; two daughters, Angela Naifeh and husband, Chris, of Millsfield and Bethany Matthews and husband, Terry, of Johns Island, S.C.; a son, Gerald Brian Sanders of Obion; a sister, Marilyn Gaither and husband, Lonnie, of Memphis; three brothers, Randall Sanders and wife, Deloris, Lowell Sanders and wife, Glenda, and Kenneth Sanders and wife, Paula, all of Obion; and two grandchildren, Olivia Beth Naifeh and Laurel Christin Naifeh, both of Millsfield. Pallbearers were Brent Gaither, Roger Sanders, Lynn Sanders, Billy Smith, John Law, Ty Parker, Tab Ragsdale and Chris Cummings. Honorary pallbearers were Boyd Clanton, Emery Burden, Tom Hopkins, Herman Denning, Danny Smith, Jimmy Gwaltney, Ebb Gwaltney Jr., Randy Mouser, Jimmy Thomas, Coleman Hamlin, Bubba Smith and Jeremy Lynn Carver.