Jama

Jama Elizabeth Sanderson, age 52, of Booneville, Arkansas passed away October 6, 2021. She was born May 25, 1969, in Muskogee, Oklahoma to James and Nancy Newberry. She was a graduate of Greenwood High School in 1987 and attended UAFS in Ft. Smith. Jama was an integral part of many churches and ministries over the years; however, in recent years, she was primarily involved at Huntington First Assembly of God and Fortress House of Prayer.

Jama is preceded in death by her father James Newberry and sister Sara Cruz.

She is survived by her husband Brian Sanderson and children Bri and Seven Sanderson of the home, her mother Nancy Kremers of Greenwood, brother Corey Newberry and wife Calissa, sister Sydney Breaker and husband Brian, brother-in-law Chris Sanderson and wife Brandi, and sister-in-law Dana Buckner and husband Jeff, along with many beloved nieces and nephews, family, and friends.

Jama was a devoted Christian mother and worship leader. She enjoyed singing praises to her Savior Jesus Christ. She invested greatly in home schooling her children, especially teaching them the importance of Jesus and the salvation He has to offer.

Cremation will be under the direction of Martin Funeral Home in Mansfield. The memorial service will be Saturday, October 9th, at 2:00 pm at Huntington First Assembly of God.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Huntington First Assembly of God youth building project.

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