Richard Lee Saunders
Funeral Date: 12/21/2011

Richard Lee Saunders, age 77, of Warren, AR. died Sunday December 18, at his home. Born September 9, 1934 in Norfolk VA. a son of the late Cecil Otis Saunders and Margaret Virginia Osborne Saunders. He was a retired brick mason, tile setter and highly skilled artisan. Richard was of the Baptist faith. Survivors are his wife Susan Lyon Saunders whom he married August 20, 1983. Two daughters Christy Saunders and granddaughter Taylen, Monticello, AR., Angie Cyrus, husband Jason and grandsons Tristan and Owen, Appomattox, VA. One son Jason Saunders, Richmond, VA. One sister Trish Saunders, Oxford, North Carolina. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Wednesday December 21, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Larry Wilkerson officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Jason Cyrus, Jeff Shiflett, Ronald Lyon, George Weary, Teddy Cayton, David Case, Charles Hogue, Jimmy Moseley and David Lyon.



Name: Michael Outlaw
Message: Susan, I am so sorry to hear about Richard. Know that I am praying for God's strength for you during this time. I know from experience, He will be there for you in your time of need.

Name: Charline Daniel
Message: Susan. So sorry. Know that I am thinking of you. Love to you and family

Name: James, Meta & Jake Wright
Message: Susan, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Herman Hines
Message: Susan I am so sorry to hear about Richard, I was thinking about Him this morning, David called Me awhile ago and told Me Richard was gone, Susan, Richard was more than a Frined to Me,I am sick to hear about this, I told David last week We needed to go visit Him and see how He was getting along, wish I could have told Him goodbye, if there is something I can do for You Susan please let Me know, love You and praying for You to.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Susan, I am so sorry to hear about Richard's passing. He was a sweet man that we were honored to have known. YOu are in my prayers.

Name: Connie Odom
Message: Susan and family...So sorry to hear of your loss. May God hold you all in his loving arms during this trying time.

Name: Ken & Lula Ellis
Message: Susan, we are so saddened at the loss of Richard. He was a fine man and will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with you all.

Name: Karen Perry
Message: Sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. If you need to talk, please give me a call. Love Karen

Name: Ricky Green
Message: Susan, I am so sorry to hear about Richard's death. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Alton & Betty Richard
Message: Susan, we are sadden by your loss of Richard. There are know words to express our love for you, I loved getting to know you and Richard and have fond memories of our long talks. You will be in our prayers, I hope this will be some comfort to you. Love you

Name: Brittany Martin, Kaylon & Jimmy Taylor
Message: Susan, Jason and family. We are so sorry for your loss. we will be praying for you. May the Lord lift you up in this time.

Name: shirley meggs
Message: Susan: I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers and with you and your family.

Name: Chris Hankins Dean
Message: Susan, I am so sorry for your loss.You will be in my prayers. God will give you strength as He did when you experienced the other major losses in your life.

Name: Brenda Burkhart
Message: Susan, I just heard about Richard am so sorry you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers! If there is anything I can do please let me know or if you just want to talk.

Name: Charlie and Lisa Shiflett
Message: Jeff called and let me know of Richard's passing. I was just speaking with my wife about him not two weeks ago. Take comfort that he is out of pain now. No words may ease your pain but remember him and the 28 years of memories the two of you shared. He will always be with you because of this. From my wife Lisa and I, we wish you and your family well at this difficult time.

Name: Robert Baynes
Message: Dearest Susan, know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. There are too many reasons to list why I'm thankful for having known Richard Saunders! So let me simply say he has been one of the biggest influences in my life and one of the most fascinating people I've ever known! Farewell my friend you will be missed by all that knew you!

Name: Leonard & Sharon Rice
Message: It is with deepest of sadness that we have to learn of the passing of Richard.

Name: Nancy Wright Reynolds
Message: Susan, I was sorry to hear from James of your loss. You are in my prayers.

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Johnnie Travis
Message: Susan, our prayers are for you. May God grant you peace and time for healing.

Name: Tammy Hensley