Bessie Sanderlin, 83, of Hamburg, died on November 21, 2016 at the Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossett.
Mrs. Sanderlin was a native of Drew County and a resident of Hamburg for the past 60 years. She was a homemaker, was active in the Ashley County Home Extension and she worked the voting polls for many years.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Sanderlin was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Sanderlin in 1998; her parents, Cecil Brown and Evelyn Arnold Myrick; a brother, Floyd Brown, a sister, Violet Spoonts and an infant sister.
She is survived by three sons, Larry Sanderlin and wife, Debbie, Mike Sanderlin and wife, Ramona, and John Sanderlin all of Hamburg; a brother-in-law; Eddie Spoonts of Brennan, Texas and a sister-in-law, Charlotte Brown of Hamburg; eight grandchildren, Jessie Keen and husband, Jason, of Conway; Jayne Moore and husband, Billy, of Conway; Cija Joy and husband, Brandon, of Jena, Louisiana; Cassie Jo Harrod and husband, Brandon, of Los Angeles, California, Bryce Sanderlin of Hamburg, Kaitlyn Sanderlin of Monticello, Paige Sanderlin of Conway and Claire Sanderlin of Hamburg and three great-grandchildren, Cannon, Finley & Lila Lee.
Visitation will be held on November 22 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg. Graveside services and burial will be at Union Ridge Cemetery in Drew County on November 23 at 11 a.m. Dr. Bobby Pennington will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Ashley County Library, 211 E. Lincoln Street, Hamburg, AR 71646.