Tessa L. “Budda Lynn” Sanders-Clark


Tessa L. “Budda Lynn” Sanders-Bunch, 17, of Carlyle, died on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021. She was born October 15th, 2003 in Belleville. Tessa was a phenomenal student who was preparing to graduate early from Carlyle High School. She had a big heart for animals and was planning on becoming a veterinarian. She had an artistic touch and enjoyed drawing and being creative. Tessa loved everybody and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Tessa’s survivors include her mother, Danielle Sanders-Bunch (Billi); her three sisters, Kailee (Andrew Blunt), Electra, and Lexi Sanders-Bunch; aunt and uncle, Jaye and Ray Campbell; a cousin, Morgan Campbell (Wesley Barnes); a great aunt, Wilma Tate; her dogs, Bear and Athena; her cat, Lil Bit; and other aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Daniel Sanders, Judith Sanders, and Janice Best; a cousin, Evander Campbell; and a great aunt, Leeann Woolen.

A memorial service will be held at Zieren Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021, at 7:00 P.M. Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Tessa can be made to the ASPCA and will be received through Zieren Funeral Home PO Box 276, Carlyle, IL, 62231. Please visit www.ZierenFuneralHome.com for more information.

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