Doris Cockerham Sanders, 74, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and a native of LaSalle Parish, passed away on September 24, 2016, at her home. She was born on April 4, 1942, in Little Creek to Ray and Era Cockerham in Little Creek. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 26, in Highland Cemetery in Hattiesburg. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill Sanders; and a son, Jim Sanders. Survivors include her children, Mike Sanders and wife Deresa and Sue Smith and husband Butch; eight grandchildren, Jeremy, Nikki , Michael, Matthew, Mason, Jennifer, Keri and Peyton; two great grandchildren, Lexie and Karmyn; a brother, Ricky Cockerham and wife Cindy of Little Creek. Memorials can be made in Doris’ memory to Southern Pines Animal Shelter, 1901 N. 31st Avenue, Hattiesburg, MS 39401.