Major Sanders, 18, of Stockbridge, died suddenly Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. He was born in Stockbridge to Terry Lynn and Lea Blue Sanders. Major attended Fairview Church of Christ, and he was a student at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Ala.

Major is survived by his parents, Terry and Lea Sanders, of Stockbridge; brothers, Malvin Sanders, of Stockbridge, Gray Parish, of Camp LeJeune, N.C.; grandparents, Lavern and Betty Morris, of Stockbridge, Ga.; great-grandmother, Lenora Evatt Houston, of East Point; aunts, Tracy (Robby) Price, of McDonough, Dee (Bill) Tanner, of McDonough; uncles, John (Sonya) Beaber, of McDonough, Gene (Laura) Beaber, of Griffin; cousins, Brittany, McKensie, Trey, Cole and Macie.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at McDonough Church of Christ with Minister David Decker officiating. Interment will follow at Berea Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.