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Obit – Mr. Keith Sanders

Mr. Keith Sanders, of the Short Mountain Community in Cannon County, died at 9:25 a.m. Friday morning April 16, 2021 less than twenty four hours after arrival at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center from apparent heart failure. Mr. Sanders was 41.

Mr. Sanders was at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home and was to be cremated at the Cumberland Family Services in Algood. No services are planned at this time.

He was born Brian Keith Sanders on July 21, 1979 in Carthage and was one of four children and was the son of Nancy Louise Gregory of the Brush Creek Community.

Mr. Sanders was a 1997 graduate of Gordonsville High School and received vocational training in Hendersonville.

He was an employee in maintenance at the Nystar Corporation in Gordonsville for over twenty years.

Surviving in addition to his Mother is his fiancé, Beth Fleming and their son, Sonny Sanders both of the Short Mountain Community; three sisters, Cheree Hunt and husband Paul of South Carthage, Rhonda Mofield and husband Tim of the Rawls Creek Community, Luann Ferrell and husband Charles of the Short Mountain Community; step-daughter, Mandy Fleming of Shelbyville; special aunt, Alice Meredith of the Rock City Community.