Emery Saunders, age 90 was born in Brooklyn WV an old coal miners town on August 9, 1927 to the late Susie and Abrie E. Saunders, Sr. He departed this earthly life on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at his residence in Columbus, Ohio. Emery was a U.S. Army Veteran and former employee of USDA. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Dollie Hill Saunders; siblings William Saunders, Thomas Saunders, John Saunders, Ramona (Ronie) Saunders, Betty Jean Saunders, Dorothy (Tilly) Saunders, Bessie (Saunders) Smith.
Emery leaves to cherish his memory his children Sandra Saunders (Gregory) Gillins, of Massillon, OH; and Abrie E. Saunders Jr.; grandchildren Misha McNeil (Shawn Falls), Emery E Saunders; great grandchildren Nevaeh and Antonio Davis; close family members Dorothy D. Alexander, Doncella Alexander, Brandon Alexander, Robert D. Alexander, and a host of nieces, nephews, and special friends.