Sanders Funeral Home

During the 1930's Depression, A. C. Sanders and his wife Lena established Sanders Funeral Home in its present location at 1420 Main Street, Lubbock, Texas. In the late 1930's, the Sanders' sons, Gordon, Cecil , Loyd , and A. C., Jr. became involved in the business as the entire family worked to build a strong, reputable funeral home serving the West Texas area.

For over 77 years Sanders Funeral Home has provided dedicated, compassionate care for families they have served. Our internet site reflects our continued commitment to bringing ease of access to those in times of need. Four generations of our family have served the Lubbock and West Texas region and we appreciate the opportunity to lessen the burden that families can have.

Here you can find out important information about funeral arrangements, funeral expenses, explore pre-need options, and take a virtual tour of our facilities. We are pleased to bring you this innovative channel of communication while we remain firmly bound by our tradition of service and care.

Among the most complete and modern funeral homes on the South Plains, Sanders Memorial Chapel will seat up to 240. The firm also has six visitation rooms, tastefully decorated. Our funeral home has the largest lobby area in Lubbock, this area was designed to allow large groups of friends to visit with families before and after services. Too often families only see each other at weddings and funerals, we encourage everyone to use our lobby for this support.

Offering complete service, Sanders Funeral Home is equipped to carry out the wishes of the families we serve. Staff members can make arrangements for any type of service your family could need; from traditional burial service, cremation or out of town arrangements, Sanders Funeral Home will give your family the assistance they need.

Viewing hours at Sanders are Central Standard Time, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Those who want to pre-arrange and/or pre-pay their funeral arrangements may do so. Sanders Funeral Home offers a "pre-need" funeral payment plan. To find out more simply click here. By preplanning your funeral wishes, you can give your family specific guidelines to follow for your services, minimizing the chance of arguments and conflicts. And by prepaying your funeral expenses, we guarantee that your family will never have to pay more when the service is needed.


Our Obituaries

Hayden Glyn Hegdal

December 25, 1933 - March 1, 2011

Hayden Glyn Hegdal, 77, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at Covenant Specialty Hospital. Hayden has had numerous health problems over the years, had fought hard to win the battles, however, this last one proved to be too much for him. The family would like to thank everyone at University Medical Center, Heritage Oaks Rehabilitation and Covenant Specialty Hospital for the care and concern...
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Neil Vaughn

June 8, 1933 - January 30, 2011

Services for Longtime Lubbock resident, Neil Vaughn, age 77, will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 4, 2011 in the Vandelia Church of Christ. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. The family will be receiving friends from 6-7 p.m., Thursday at Sanders Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the care of Sanders Funeral Home. Neil peacefully greeted his Savior Jesus Christ, on...
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Leon Prindle

July 22, 1931 - January 30, 2011

Services for Leon Prindle, 79, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 2, 2011 in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Reverend Dorrance Manning officiating. Interment will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the care of Sanders Funeral Home. Mr. Prindle went to be with the Lord on January 30, 2011. Leon was born July 22, 1931 in Seagraves,...
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Noble Stewart

January 4, 1934 - January 29, 2011

Services for Noble W. Stewart, 77, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 1, 201 1 at Peaceful Gardens Chapel. Interment with military honors will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. The family will be receiving friends from 6-7 p.m., Monday at Sanders Funeral Home. Mr. Stewart passed away on January 29,...
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Alura Spikes

November 10, 1929 - January 27, 2011

Alura Mae McManus Spikes, 81, of Lubbock passed away Thursday, January 27, 2011. She was born November 10, 1929 in Eunice, Louisiana to William Carey and Mae Ash McManus. She moved from Louisiana to Lubbock at the age of eleven and graduated from Lubbock High School in 1945. She then earned a Bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University in 1948. She married John Leslie Spikes on December 24...
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Joe Robertson

September 30, 1916 - January 26, 2011

Services for Joe Bill Robertson, 94, of Lubbock, will be held at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Peaceful Gardens Chapel, Woodrow, TX with Rev. John Burke officiating. Mr. Robertson passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2011. He was born on September 30, 1916 in Kansas City, Missouri. He resided in Humansville, MO and graduated from Humansville High School. He married Velma J...
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Claude Harrison

June 21, 1923 - January 25, 2011

Claude Harrison went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 25, 2011.He died from complications with pneumonia. He was born June 21, 1923. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer W. and Lela Harrison of Munday, Texas; his brother, Henry Harrison of Lubbock, Texas; and his sister, Lena McGee of Knox City, Texas. Mr. Harrison met and married Vera Mae Hastey in August of 1941 in...
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Gerena "Toots" Womack

May 14, 1927 - January 25, 2011

Gerena B. “Toots” Womack, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Sister, and Aunt peacefully passed away on January 25, 2011. Toots was born on May 14, 1927 in Pulaski, Tennessee. Funeral Services will be at Celebration Christian Center on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. with interment to follow at City of Lubbock Cemetery. Toots was loved by all who knew her. She had many...
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Mary Louise Wilder

June 21, 1925 - January 24, 2011

Mary Louise Culpepper Wilder, formerly of Lakeland, FL, died on January 24, 2011 in Lubbock, TX. She was born in Miami on June 21, 1925 and lived in Florida until moving to Lubbock in April 2008. Louise was married to her husband, Glen G. Wilder, Jr., for 64 years, and they worked together for more than 40 years in their business, Glen's Outboard, in Lakeland, FL, where she kept the financial...
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Janice Collins

November 8, 1949 - January 22, 2011

Janice Pursch Collins devoted wife, mother, grandmother, peacefully joined our Lord January 22, 2011. Jan was born in Houston, Texas to Victor and Jacquelyn Pursch November 8, 1949. Leaving behind to cherish her memories are husband of 35 years Tom; Children Blake (Krystal) and Megan. Two grandchildren Kamryn and Evan. Her father, Victor, brother Joe (Nancy), sisters Judy (ken) and Joni ...
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George Herrmann

July 22, 1928 - January 22, 2011

Dr. George H. Herrmann slipped the earthly bonds in the late evening of January 22, 2011, at the age of 82 years. He was born George IV Henry Christian Herrmann in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on July 25, 1928 to George III Rudolph Herrmann and Anna Harriet Williams Herrmann. He received a bachelor’s degree from Sul Ross State Teachers College and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of...
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Joe Dillard

August 19, 1928 - January 21, 2011

Joe Bland Dillard was born August 19, 1928 in Lubbock, TX. He passed away January 21, 2011. Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Sanders Memorial Chapel with Dale Mannon officiating. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Sue; daughter, Carol Jennings (Dwayne); two sons, Eddie (Nita) and David of Oklahoma City, OK; step daughter, Terri Sue (Ezra) of Cedar Park,...
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Oma Sue Cowan

May 21, 1940 - January 20, 2011

Oma Sue Ballard Cowan, 70, of Lubbock passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2011. She was born May 21, 1940 in Sweetwater, Texas to A. D. and Oma Louise (Banner) Bishop. She moved to Lubbock in the 1960’s and worked as a secretary for Western Title, Lubbock Abstract, and West Texas Title before retiring. She was a member of the South Park Baptist Church. Survivors include son, Kent...
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Elizabeth Ennen

May 17, 1995 - January 5, 2011

Services for Elizabeth Marlene Ennen, 15, of Lubbock will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 28, 2011 in Sanders Memorial Chapel. Entombment will follow at Peaceful Gardens Mausoleum in Woodrow, TX. Arrangements are under the care of Sanders Funeral Home. Beth disappeared on January 5, 2011 and was found on January 24, 2011. Elizabeth was born on May 17, 1995 at the University...
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Mildred Richards

May 1, 1921 - January 5, 2011

Services for Mildred Richards, 89 of Lubbock will be Saturday, 10:00 a.m.January 8, 2011 at Sanders Memorial Chapel with Tom Griffin officiating. Burial will follow at Bovina Cemetery under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Mildred was born May 1, 1921 to John and Ollie Lasater. She was raised in New Mexico and graduated High School in Arizona. Mildred married Cash Richards in...
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Rita Turnipseed

May 10, 1935 - January 5, 2011

Rita Turnipseed, 75, of Lubbock passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2011 after a lengthy illness. She was born on May 10, 1935 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Celestino & Margaret Duran. Rita was 17 years old when she met future husband, J. T. who was stationed at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque. They were married on February 1, 1953 in Albuquerque. Over the following years, they had four...
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Russ Watson

August 14, 1959 - January 4, 2011

Memorial services for Russ Watson, 51, will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 8, 2011 at First Christian Church with Dr. Michael Passmore officiating. Russ passed away January 4, 2011. He was born August 14, 1959 in Trenton, NJ but grew up in Jal, NM. Russ attended Mesa Community College and NMJC. Russ married Charlotte Chism on Aug. 10, 1985 in Hobbs, NM. He worked at Pick Up-Pals,...
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JoAnn bowers

January 25, 1936 - January 4, 2011

Services for JoAnn Bowers, 74, of Lubbock will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 7, 2011 in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Pastor Verne Rhoades, officiating. Interment will follow at the City of Lubbock Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends from 6:00-7:30p.m., Thursday at Sanders Funeral Home. Mrs. Bowers went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 4, 2011. JoAnn was...
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Barbara Burk

June 16, 1938 - January 2, 2011

Barbara Jean Burk, 72, of Lubbock went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, January 2, 2011. She was born June 16, 1938 in Plainview to William and Mary Dee Hamby. She married Edward C. Burk, Sr. on November 1, 1952 at the Skyline Baptist Chapel in Lubbock. She and Edward Owned and operated Caprock Business Machines for 38 years. She was a member of Skyline Baptist Church and...
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Nell Lowe

November 9, 1924 - January 2, 2011

Services for Nell Graham Lowe, 86, of Lubbock will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Sanders Funeral Home. Internment will be at Resthaven Memorial Park. Mrs. Lowe was born Nov. 9, 1924, in Abernathy, Texas, and died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, in Lubbock. Mrs. Lowe's family moved to Lubbock in 1930 and she joined the First Baptist Church as a teenager. She was a member there for...
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Glenna Myatt

June 15, 1930 - January 1, 2011

Glenna Faye Myatt, 80, of Lubbock passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2011 in Amarillo, Texas. She was born June 15, 1930 in Chillicothe, Texas to Lon G. and Buena Mae (Wilhite) Lincecum. She grew up near the Becton Community and married Donald Myatt in 1947. He preceded her in death in 1991. Glenna’s world was her family and friends. She was her daughter’s best friend and confidant...
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Kenneth Wright

January 17, 1929 - December 31, 2010

Graveside Services for Kenneth W. Wright, 81, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 3, 2011 at the City of Lubbock Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Mr. Wright passed away on December 31, 2010. Kenneth was born January 17, 1929 in Slaton, TX. He married Frances Terrell in 1948. He was a concrete contractor for 42 years. ...
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Rod Shaw

November 28, 1923 - December 27, 2010

Rodrick L. Shaw passed into eternal life at Vista Care Hospice, Lubbock, on Monday, December 27, 2010 after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Interment with family and friends will be in the City of Lubbock Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 30th. Celebration of Life memorial service will follow in First United Methodist Church at 2:00 o’clock. Rod was born on...
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Joyce Rodgers

September 12, 1917 - December 27, 2010

Joyce Rodgers, 93, of Lubbock passed away on Dec. 27, 2010. She was born September 12, 1917 in Lubbock, Texas to Andy and Ollie Jackson. Joyce graduated from Lubbock High School in 1935 and attended Texas Tech University. She married C. A. Rodgers on February 7, 1937 in Clovis, New Mexico. He preceded her in death September 12, 1988. Joyce and C. A. owned and operated Lubbock Music Center...
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Ruby Douglass

October 14, 1912 - December 26, 2010

Ruby Lee Stockard Douglass, formally of Lubbock, peacefully passed away at her home in Canyon, Texas on December 26, 2010. She was the widow of Gordon L. Douglass, and the daughter of John Sidney Stockard and Rosa Lee Vance Stockard of Denton. Born October 14, 1912 in Lewisville, Texas, Ruby Lee was the eldest of four Stockard daughters. Her sister, Lucille Stockard, lives in Lubbock. ...
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Melba Sample

March 3, 1924 - December 25, 2010

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Melba Breedlove Sample, 86, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010 at Sanders Memorial Chapel with Rev. John Ballard officiating. Interment will be in the Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery. She died on Dec. 25, 2010 at her home. Melba was born in Dallas, TX on March 3, 1924, but grew up in Honey Grove, TX where she graduated...
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Doug Record

November 24, 1927 - December 23, 2010

H. D. (Doug) Record, beloved husband, father and respected businessman, died December 23, 2010 at the age of 83 following a life well lived with grace and dignity. Doug was born November 24, 1927 in Fort Worth, Texas. He graduated from Polytechnic High School in Fort Worth in January 1945. After graduation he moved to Lubbock and enrolled in Texas Tech School of Engineering, later changing his...
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Bob Spence

October 25, 1916 - December 22, 2010

Robert Timothy Spence, Sr., 94, of Lubbock passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2010. He was born October 25, 1916 in Rowlett, Texas to Robert Alexander and Annie Spence. He served in the United States Army preceding World War II and was honorably discharged in 1941. Bob moved to Lubbock in 1944 and retired as a Captain with the Lubbock Fire Department after 34 years of service. He married...
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Florence Lawrence

July 16, 1918 - December 20, 2010

Florence Edith Lawrence, 92, of Lubbock passed away on Monday, December 20, 2010. She was born July 16, 1918 in Palacios, Texas. She married Raymond Leslie Lawrence. She was an Artist and Teacher, having taught children at the Lubbock Garden & Arts Center for many years. She was a member of Lubbockview Christian Church. Her survivors include her husband, R. L. Lawrence of Lubbock; a son...
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Melba Patterson

October 30, 1938 - December 15, 2010

Graveside services for Melba Jean Patterson, 72, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 18, 2010 in Resthaven Memorial Park with the Reverend Bruce Cotton officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. She left this world on December 15, 2010. Melba was born October 30, 1938 in Lubbock, TX to Charles and Bessie Potter. She graduated from...
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Tomm Garrett

June 23, 1923 - December 15, 2010

Services for Tom Garrett, 87, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 15, 2010 in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Chaplain Ben Cartwright officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Mr. Garrett passed away on December 11, 2010. Tom Garrett, Jr. was born June 23, 1923...
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Jacqueline Baker

May 13, 1957 - December 13, 2010

Jacqueline C. Baker, 53, of Lubbock passed away Monday, December 13, 2010. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. Jacqueline enjoyed the times she spent traveling with her family. She had a special love for animals taking in any unwanted pets she encountered. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Sunday December 19th at Sanders Funeral Home. A memorial service will be...
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Betty Webb

January 24, 1924 - December 11, 2010

January 24, 1924 – December 11, 2010 Elizabeth Keyes Russell “Betty” Webb born January 24, 1924 was called home on Saturday, December 11, 2010. She was married to RI Webb for 64 years. Betty was born and lived her childhood in Sherman, her married life in Denver City, then retired to Lubbock at Windsong. She graduated from North Texas College in 1944 then completed a fellowship...
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Earl Philllips

January 24, 1937 - December 10, 2010

Earl Leon Phillips, 73, of Lubbock went to be with the Lord Friday, December 3, 2010. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 10, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Broadview Baptist Church. Brother Ed Clark will officiate. He was born January 24, 1937 in Harlingen, Texas to Oscar Golden Phillips and Shirley Breitling Phillips. He was raised all over the continental U. S. due to his father’s...
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Larry Williams

March 9, 1947 - December 9, 2010

Larry G. Williams, 63, of Wolfforth, passed away December 9, 2010. He was born March 9, 1947 in Lubbock to Herbert and Lorene Williams. After graduation from high school he joined the US Air Force in 1967 and was honorably discharged in 1971 with the rank of Staff Sergeant. Larry married Sheryl Scott on August 21, 1995 in Ruidoso, NM. He was a lineman for South Plains Elec. Coop. for 14...
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Bill C. Fry

December 11, 1932 - December 8, 2010

Bill C. Fry, 77, of Lubbock passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2010. He was born December 11, 1932 in Kent County, Texas to Albert Alexander and Esther Daisy (Cobb) Fry. He married Tennie Jane Kidd December 17, 1951. Bill was a longtime businessman in Lubbock and owned and operated Fry Farm Equipment for 35 years. He loved to trade farm equipment, fishing, boating, R.V. travel and his...
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Curtis Spears

December 9, 1912 - December 4, 2010

Curtis Vincent Spears, a long time resident of Lubbock, died December 4, 2010 at the age of 97. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., Monday December 6, 2010 at Sanders Funeral Home. Services will be at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Sanders Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at the City of Lubbock Cemetery under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Curtis was...
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"Teddy" Webster

December 23, 1927 - December 4, 2010

Mass for “Teddy” Webster will be at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Christ the King Cathedral with Monsignor Ben Kasteel officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Family will receive friends at Sanders Funeral Home on Monday from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. Rosary service will follow at 7:00 p.m. Teddy was born...
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Susan Landers

September 18, 1950 - December 4, 2010

Services for Susan Gail Landers, 60, of Lubbock will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 4, 2010 at Sanders Memorial Chapel with Rev. Donna Johnston officiating. Susan passed November 26, 2010 at her home in Lubbock. Susan was born September 18, 1950 in Crosbyton, Texas to Elmer and Maudie Adams. Susan was a registered nurse, specializing in mental illness, in the Canyon...
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Frank Smith

February 10, 1922 - December 2, 2010

Services for Frank B. Smith, of Lubbock, will be at 1:00 p.m., Monday, December 6, 2010 at Sanders Memorial Chapel with Rev. Louise Schock officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 5:00 until 6:00 p.m. Frank passed away, Thursday, December 2, 2010 at Covenant...
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Melissa Canale

March 24, 1969 - December 2, 2010

Funeral Mass for Melissa Kay Canale, 41, of Lubbock will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 6, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Monsignor James O’Connor officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-7p.m., Sunday at Sanders Funeral Home with a Rosary service following at 7.p.m at Sanders Memorial Chapel. She went to be with her Heavenly Father on December 2,...
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Ola Mae Ewing

May 7, 1915 - November 30, 2010

Ola Mae Ewing died peacefully at her home in Lubbock, TX on Tuesday, November 30, 2010. Ola Mae was born on May 7, 1915 in Denton, TX to John Sidney Stockard and Rosa Lee Vance Stockard. They provided a wonderful Christian home, and Ola Mae accepted Christ and later made a special commitment to follow His leadership in service. She felt a special love and call to teach children. Ola Mae...
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William Blake

February 3, 1941 - November 26, 2010

William F. Blake was called home on November 26, 2010. He was born on February 3, 1941 in New York City. Bill leaves behind close friends, Patricia Shaw, Pete Escamilla and Irene Valdez. He had several other friends who will miss him too. Bill was employed at United Supermarket, 50th & Q, for 17 years. He was called “Wild Bill” by his fellow employees until his retirement. ...
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Susan Paloma

May 24, 1950 - November 26, 2010

Susan Palomo, 60, of Lubbock passed away on Friday, November 26, 2010. She was born May 24, 1950 in San Marcos, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Audelia and Marcelo Palomo, Sr.; and three brothers, Samuel, Rodger and Henry Palomo, Sr. Survivors include two brothers, Marcelo Palomo, Jr. and Freddy Palomo both of Lubbock; four sisters, Janet Cervantez of Idalou, Maria...
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Margie Hight

September 15, 1941 - November 26, 2010

Margie Hight, 69, of Lubbock passed away Friday, November 26, 2010. She was born September 15, 1941 to Louis and Sarah Verhayden in Alexandria, Louisiana. She married Douglas Hight in 1960, married for 50 years. She worked for the Lubbock Appraisal District for 20 years. Margie is survived by her husband, Douglas Hight; 1 daughter, Evelyn Johnston; 2 sisters; Pauline Hines of Shreveport,...
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Barbara Jean Bebee McPherson

September 5, 1931 - November 24, 2010

Graveside services for Barbara Jean “Bebee” McPherson, 79, of Lubbock will be at 3:00 p.m., Saturday November 27, 2010 at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. She passed away November 24, 2010 at Covenant Medical Center. Barbara Jean was born September 5, 1931 to James “J. B.” and Eunice McPherson in Tahoka, Texas. She married Ted Powell...
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Fred Bradshaw

December 24, 1915 - November 24, 2010

Funeral services for Fred Delwin Bradshaw, 94, are set for Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. at Melonie Park Church with the Rev. Todd Cepica officiating. Graveside service will be held at Resthaven Memorial Park at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Fred peacefully passed from this life on Sunday, November 21, 2010. He was born outside...
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Leta Townsend

January 31, 1927 - November 23, 2010

Graveside services for Leta Townsend, 83, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 27, 2010 in the Blackwell Cemetery with the Reverend Dustin Hatley officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-6:30 p.m., Friday at Sanders funeral home. She passed away on November 23, 2010. Anna Leta Townsend was born January 31, 1927 in Loraine, TX to John and Molly...
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Lyda Fraga

November 11, 1951 - November 22, 2010

Beloved Lyda Fraga, 59, of Lubbock went to be with her Father in Heaven on Monday, November 22, 2010. She was born November 11, 1951 in Lockney, Texas and graduated from Lockney High School. She married Charlie Fraga on May 5, 1973. She worked as a nail technician for Hair Dimensions for several years until 2008. She was a Catholic. Lyda leaves behind her loving husband of 37 years,...
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Mary Wisnewski

January 20, 1924 - November 21, 2010

Our beloved Mary entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 21, 2010, at Whisperwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lubbock, TX. The first child born to George and Clara Wisnewski, Mary was born in Mart, TX, on January 20, 1924. She grew up in Mart and honorably served in the Women’s Army Corps during WWII in the 70th WAC Hospital Company. She also attended college at Texas Tech...
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Bobby Joe Kelly

February 17, 1935 - November 17, 2010

Memorial services for Bobby Joe Kelly will be Friday, November 19, 2010 at Sanders Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bruce Cotton officiating. He was born February 17, 1935 to Annie Maude Cox and Melvin Gibson Kelly. He had an older brother Gerald Elmo Kelly and a younger sister Melba Ann Kelly. All preceded him in death. He married Maryann Sarah Muir, born September 18, 1936 on June 5, 1954 in...
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Ingrid Armstrong

August 29, 1923 - November 13, 2010

Ingrid Wall Armstrong, age 87, passed away in Lubbock, TX after a long and blessed life on November 13, 2010. She was born August 29, 1923, in Berlin, Germany and moved with her parents at age 11 to New York, NY. She later married the love of her life, Fred P. Armstrong, who brought her to Pecos, TX where she became part of a large pioneer West Texas family and a “full blooded Texan”. She...
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Jerry Sparks

February 20, 1944 - November 13, 2010

Services for Jerry Hall Sparks, 66, of Lubbock will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 16, 2010 in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Rev. Howard McCann and Doug Harmon officiating. Interment will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Duncan, Oklahoma. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m., Monday at the Funeral Home. Jerry passed on November...
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Ruby Jo Bayne

November 12, 2010

Ruby Jo Bayne died at 5:36 p.m., November 12, 2010 at VistaCare Hospice at Carillon. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 15, 2010 at City of Lubbock Cemetery with Chaplain Bill McGraw officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Mrs. Bayne was born near Itasca, Hill County, Texas, and was an honor graduate of Itasca High School,...
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Paul Kuhnley

November 3, 1914 - November 11, 2010

Paul Morris Kuhnley, 96, passed away November 11, 2010. He was born November 3, 1914 in Delta, CO to Lester and Luella Kuhnley. Paul and his wife Chloe were dairy farmers in Moriarty, NM for fifty years before moving to Lubbock in 1998. While in Moriarty, Paul was a charter member and an elder of the Moriarty Church of Christ. He was a member of Sunset Church of Christ in Lubbock. He was a...
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Barbara Rampy

December 29, 1927 - November 10, 2010

Graveside services for Barbara Rampy, 82, of Lubbock will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 12, 2010 at the City of Lubbock Cemetery with Dr. Stan Blevins officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6-8:00 p.m. Barbara was born December 29, 1927 in Roswell, New Mexico. She moved to Lubbock in...
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Betty Weir

June 21, 1935 - November 10, 2010

Services for Betty Weir, 75, of Lubbock will be at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 10, 2010 in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Dr. Ken Horn officiating. Interment will follow at the City of Lubbock Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday at Sanders Funeral Home. Betty went to be with the Lord On November 7, 2010. Betty was born June 21, 1935 in Pampa, Texas to...
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Ivan Richard Fisher

April 21, 1958 - November 7, 2010

IVAN RICHARD FISHER was born April 21, 1958, in Lubbock, Texas, to Joe and Edwina (Tribble) Fisher. He was fortunate enough to marry Lesa on July 30, 1984, and they were a devoted couple who enjoyed working together. He passed from this life Sunday morning, November 7, 2010. Graveside services are scheduled at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at the City of Lubbock Cemetery under the...
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Alline McJimsey

June 8, 1926 - November 2, 2010

Alline McJimsey, 84, of Lubbock passed away Thursday, November 4, 2010. Norma Alline Faye McJimsey was born to Jake & Ellen Myres on June 8, 1926 in Checotah, Oklahoma. They moved to Lubbock in 1936. She was married to Bill Hood for 26 years. She married Robert McJimsey in 1965. He preceded her in death in August of 2001. Alline was also preceded in death by a son, Terry Lee; daughter...
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Eleanor Hamrick

March 6, 1917 - October 30, 2010

Eleanor Mae (Wallin) Hamrick, 93 of Lubbock, Texas, left this world for her heavenly mansion on October 30, 2010. Eleanor was born March 6, 1917 to Albert B. & Amy Edson in Bennington, Kansas. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, William (Bill) Hamrick; brothers, Harold Edson and Harris Edson; son, Rudy Wallin; and grandchildren, Kenny Wallin and Rissa Wallin. ...
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Sue Olsen

April 11, 1952 - October 29, 2010

Sue Olsen passed away, Oct. 29, 2010 at the age of 58. She was born April 11, 1952 in Lubbock, TX. Sue is survived by her husband, James Allen Olsen; children, John Milton Edwards IV, Alyce DeLaine Edwards Avara, Stephanie Ann Olsen, and Jennifer Lynn Olsen; mother, Ozie Chance; siblings, Conny Chance, Gary (Jody) Chance, and Terry Chance; and 10 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by...
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Ray Wilkerson

August 8, 1944 - October 28, 2010

Ray Hankins Wilkerson finished a courageous fight with brain cancer in the early morning hours of Thursday, October 28, 2010. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 30 at First Baptist Church. Ray was born in Lubbock on August 8, 1964. He graduated from Coronado High School in 1982. He graduated from Baylor University in 1986 and was named the Outstanding Student in...
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Clarence Lindly

October 27, 2010

Clarence Bishop Lindly, 70, of Lubbock died Wednesday, October 27, 2010.Graveside services will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Tahoka Cemetery.
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Ransom RI Webb

January 24, 1924 - October 27, 2010

January 24, 1924 – October 27, 2010 Ransom I. “RI” Webb was born to Ramsom I. and Annie Thrasher Webb and raised on a farm with his 4 siblings south of Sherman, Texas. After graduating from Sherman High School he attended Texas A&M and graduated in the class of 1943, after serving in World War II. RI flew hazardous and clandestine air missions in Southern Europe during WWII as...
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Dortha Flynn

March 17, 1921 - October 27, 2010

Services for Dortha Nell Flynn, 89, of Tahoka will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 27, 2010 in the Wolfforth Church of Christ with Jerry Wigant officiating. Graveside services will be at 1:00 p.m., Thursday at Elmwood Memorial Park in Abilene. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. She died on Sunday, October 24, 2010 under the care of Hospice of Lubbock. ...
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Mary Ray

May 24, 1922 - October 25, 2010

Mary B. Ray, 88, of Lubbock passed away on Monday, October 25, 2010. She was born May 24, 1922 in Lockney, Texas to Bessie Irene (White) and Duward Clyde Hamilton, Sr. She graduated from Plainview High School and married James W. Ray on February 7, 1942 in Vernon, Texas. He preceded her in death on April 18, 1999. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church. Mary is survived by two...
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Dallton Wells

October 20, 1925 - October 24, 2010

Dalton Wells went to his heavenly reward on October 24, 2010. He was 85 years old. Dalton was born to George W. and Mary Ann Wells on October 20, 1925 in Itasca, Texas. After returning home from serving in the Marine Corps during World War II in the South Pacific, Dalton married his beloved sweetheart, Virginia Nunley. They married February 9, 1946 and had more than 64 wonderful years...
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Trey deTournillon III

October 22, 2010

William F. (Trey) deTournillon III joined his younger brother in heaven on Friday the 22nd of October. Trey was only 31 years old and died of a truly broken and injured heart. Trey was an extraordinary writer and speaker, talented artist, engaging and giving to all, and lover of life. He was an Eagle Scout, active in theatre, United Methodist Youth Fellowship, Spirit Wind, and Young Life. He...
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Lola Rogers

January 15, 1928 - October 20, 2010

Lola Beth Shires Rogers went to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 20, 2010. We know she had a joyous reunion with family and friends. Services for Lola Beth will be 2:00 Friday afternoon, October 22, 2010 at LakeRidge Baptist Church with Rev. Bruce Cotton officiating. Lubbock services are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Services on Saturday, October 23, 2010 will be held at 10...
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Vance Boling

October 27, 1961 - October 18, 2010

Services for Vance Boling, 48, of Lubbock will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Sanders Memorial Chapel with Doug Hale officiating. Burial will follow at the City of Lubbock Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Sanders Funeral Home, 1420-Main Street, Downtown Lubbock Vance was born October 27, 1961 in Lubbock. Vance married Laura McNeece...
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Tony Hernandez

April 25, 1963 - October 15, 2010

Tony “Latin Liner” Hernandez, 47, of Lubbock passed away on Friday, October 15, 2010. He was a lifelong musician and member of the Para Vida Band. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church where he was also a member of the choir. Tony was born April 25, 1963 in Vernon, Texas to Macario Hernandez, Sr. and the late Juanita Perez Hernandez. He was preceded in death by his...
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Barbara Burrell

March 27, 1939 - October 14, 2010

Graveside services for Barbara Burrell, 71, of Lubbock will be at 2:30 p.m., Monday, October 18, 2010, at the City of Lubbock Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00-5:30 p.m., Sunday at Sanders Funeral Home. Barbara lived a happy life until she passed away October 14, 2010. Barbara was born March 27, 1939 in Batson, TX. She married Knowles Wayne Burrell, Sr. August 14, 1955...
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Charles Madden

October 13, 2010

Charles Madden of Williamsburg, VA went to be with his Savior Oct.13, 2010. He is survived by his parents, OC Jr & Shirley Madden; brother and wife, Lara and OC Madden, III of Anchorage, AK; sister and husband K’Lin & Jeff Noble and nephews Tyson and Parker Noble of Tyler, TX; co-workers from Virginia, and a host of friends. Memorial services will be Friday, October, 22, 2010 at...
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Chris Winters

June 21, 1969 - October 12, 2010

Memorial services for Chris Winters, 41, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 16, 2010 in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Dr. Ken Horn officiating. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m., Friday at the Funeral Home. Chris passed away on October 12, 2010. Chris Ann was born June 21, 1969 in Chillicothe, Missouri. She moved to Texas in1976; was raised in Plainview where she...
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James Gilbert

November 10, 1940 - October 11, 2010

James Burton Gilbert, 69, of Lubbock, passed away on Oct. 7, 2010 at Covenant Hospital. Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 at Sanders Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Jimmy was born to Vera and Jeff...
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Janette Charness

March 14, 1919 - October 10, 2010

JANETTE LINDA CHARNESS, 91, died of natural causes October 10. Born March 14, 1919 as Linda Secchi in Cook County IL, but orphaned young, she was adopted by the Pisano family, who changed her birthdate to June 10, 1919, which she observed henceforth. On scholarship to Trinity High School in River Forest, she sang in the glee club, joined the National Honor Society, edited the school paper,...
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Bonnie Conway

December 18, 1928 - October 10, 2010

Bonnie Nell Conway, 81, of Lubbock passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2010. She was born December 18, 1928 in Cunningham, Texas to Charles Nathanel and Ura Pearl (Green) Davis. She married Stidham A. Conway September 18, 1963 in Lubbock. He preceded her in death on June 2, 2008. She worked as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone for 38 years before retiring in 1991. She was a...
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Valeda Williams

November 1, 1926 - October 7, 2010

Valeda Laverne Marr Williams, 84, of Shallowater went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 7, 2010. She was born to Roe Irving and Willie May (Doyle) Marr on October 1, 1926 in Lubbock County, Texas. She graduated from Shallowater High School where she lettered four years in basketball, and earned an Associate’s degree from Wayland Baptist University. She married Wayne R. Williams on...
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Debbie Clevenger

June 9, 1952 - October 3, 2010

Debbie Gray Clevenger, 58, of Lubbock, went to be with the lord, Sunday, October 3rd. 2010. She was born on June 9th, 1952 in Houston, Texas. Debbie spent the majority of her life in Lubbock and graduated from Lubbock High School in 1970. She had numerous hobbies and passions in life, but her biggest passion was love for others and taking care of family. She also enjoyed...
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Condoy Hill

May 4, 1941 - October 1, 2010

Graveside services for Condoy Lee Hill, 69, will be at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at Resthaven Memorial Park. Memorial services will follow at 4:00 p.m. at Sanders Memorial Chapel under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Condoy passed away October 1, 2010 in Lubbock. He was born on...
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Donald Freeman, Jr.

April 6, 1961 - September 24, 2010

Donald Ross Freeman, Jr., died September 24, 2010 at the age of 49 and went to be with his Heavenly Father. He was born in Abilene, TX on April 6, 1961. Donald graduated from Texas Tech University with a Degree in Engineering. He owned and operated Freeman Health Care in California for many years and returned to Lubbock in 2007. He is survived by his brother, Scot Freeman;...
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Peggy Burson

April 20, 1935 - September 24, 2010

Peggy Joyce Burson, 75, of Lubbock passed away on Friday, September 24, 2010 in Lubbock. She was born April 20, 1935 in Haskell, Texas to James and Mildred Kennemer. She married Travis Tidwell Burson on May 24, 1953 in Haskell. He preceded her in death on August 11, 2007. Peggy enjoyed her family, gardening, Dr. Pepper and the porch swing with Travis. Survivors include...
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Donald Ross Freeman, Jr.

April 6, 1961 - September 24, 2010

Donald Ross Freeman, Jr., died September 24, 2010 at the age of 49 and went to be with his Heavenly Father. He was born in Abilene, TX on April 6, 1961. Donald graduated from Texas Tech University with a Degree in Engineering. He owned and operated Freeman Health Care in California for many years and returned to Lubbock in 2007. He is survived by his brother, Scot Freeman;...
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Billie Bridges

August 1, 1922 - September 23, 2010

Visitation services for Billie L. Bridges, 88, of Lubbock will be held 3-4 p.m., Sunday, September 26, 2010 at Sanders Funeral Home. Graveside services will be Monday, September 27, 2010 at the Dickens Cemetery. Mrs. Bridges passed away on September 24, 2010. Billie was born August 1, 1922 in Dickens, TX to Jim and Zola Noland. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward F. Bridges...
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Randy Willis

June 6, 1951 - September 20, 2010

Randy Willis of Lubbock died Monday, September 20, 2010. Randy was born June 6, 1951 to Earl and Catherine Willis in Sanger, TX. He graduated from Plainview High School in 1969, where he met his wife, Jackie Daniels, and earned a Bachelor’s in Music from Abilene Christian University in 1973. He married Jackie May 26, 1973. He was a band director for 36 years, sharing his love of music...
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Ardellia Reno

October 1, 1922 - September 20, 2010

Ardellia Thomas Reno Jones, 87, went to be with her Father in heaven on Monday, Sep 20th. Her funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, the 23rd of Sep in Bowman Chapel at First United Methodist Church at 1411 Broadway. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 at Sander’s Funeral Home. Ardellia was born...
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Fran George

December 24, 1928 - September 15, 2010

Fran George made her final graceful exit on Wednesday, September 15, 2010. Her five-year fight with cancer completed, she leaves a grand legacy of unconditional love for those who were fortunate enough to know her. Fran was born on December 24, 1928, in Artesia, NM, to William A. Smart and Armandene Hooper Smart. She is survived by her adoring husband of 42 years, Weldon George, and...
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Dickie Wadel

August 4, 1946 - September 14, 2010

Graveside services for Dickie Ann Wadel will be at 10 a.m., Friday, September 17, 2010 at City of Lubbock Cemetery. Dickie was born August 4, 1946 in Lubbock, TX to Austin and Mary Blakemore. She passed away September 14, 2010 at the age of 64. She is survived by three daughters, Tonya Reno, Teresa Buck and husband, Cory, and Tammy Patterson; grandson, Hunter Reno; and granddaughter...
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Eugene Ricketson

January 8, 1930 - September 13, 2010

Memorial services for Wayne Eugene Ricketson, 80, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 16, 2010 at the Greenlawn Church of Christ with Dale Mannon officiating. Private graveside services in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park prior to his memorial. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Mr. Ricketson passed away on September 13, 2010. ...
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Bill Moss

January 18, 1929 - September 13, 2010

On September 13, 2010, God’s glorious kingdom welcomed home one of its faithful servants, Bill Moss. A celebration and thanksgiving of his life is in order. Bill Moss was born on January 18, 1929 in McKinney, Texas to Orlia J. Moss and Ermyne Mitchell Moss. He was raised in Bryan, Texas from 1934-1951. He is survived by three siblings, Nancy Bannister (San Saba, Texas), Jack Moss ...
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Wayne Ricketson

January 8, 1930 - September 13, 2010

Memorial services for Wayne Eugene Ricketson, 80, of Lubbock will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 16, 2010 at the Greenlawn Church of Christ with Dale Mannon officiating. Private graveside services in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park prior to his memorial. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Mr. Ricketson passed away on September 13, 2010. ...
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Bill Moss

January 18, 1929 - September 13, 2010

On September 13, 2010, God’s glorious kingdom welcomed home one of its faithful servants, Bill Moss. A celebration and thanksgiving of his life is in order. Bill Moss was born on January 18, 1929 in McKinney, Texas to Orlia J. Moss and Ermyne Mitchell Moss. He was raised in Bryan, Texas from 1934-1951. He is survived by three siblings, Nancy Bannister (San Saba, Texas), Jack Moss ...
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Eunice Frances Moore

September 30, 1919 - September 11, 2010

Services for Eunice Frances Moore, 90, of Lubbock will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 14, 2010 in Sanders Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the City of Lubbock Cemetery. Mrs. Moore died September 11, 2010. She was born September 30, 1919 in Banty, Oklahoma, to M.L. and Minnie Gardner. She married Webb Moore on November 16, 1944 in Lubbock. They operated farms in Lubbock...
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Lloyd Berry

September 8, 2010

Lloyd Dwain Berry, 79, of Lubbock died Wednesday, September 8, 2010. Gravside will be held on Friday, September 10, 2010 at the City of Lubbock Cemetery.
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Jeane McQueary

December 12, 1928 - September 4, 2010

Services for Billie Jeane McQueary, 82, of Lubbock will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 8, 2010 in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Dr. Stan Blevins officiating. Graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m., in the West Park Cemetery in Hereford, Texas. Jeane passed away peacefully Saturday, September 4 at Vista Care Hospice at Carillon. Jeane was born December 12, 1928 in...
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Willard Pennington

March 30, 1917 - September 3, 2010

Willard E. Pennington, 93, of Lubbock passed away Friday, September 3, 2010. He was born March 30, 1917 in Hydro, Oklahoma to Edward and Amanda Pennington. He grew up in Hydro, moved to California in the 1930’s and 40’s, then moved to Hobbs, New Mexico where he owned Pennington Body Shop before moving to Lubbock in 1972. In Lubbock, Willard worked for Lubbock Body Works for many years...
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James Rabak

August 29, 1917 - August 31, 2010

James W. Rabak 92, of Lubbock died Friday, August 27, 2010. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Christ the King Cathedral with Msgr. Ben Kasteel officiating. Rosary will be held on Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Sanders Funeral Home. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Park. James Rabak was born August 29, 1917 in Fairmount, North Dakota to his...
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Wheeler Billings

June 15, 1932 - August 30, 2010

Services for Wheeler Clinton Billings, 78, of Lubbock will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 2, 2010 in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Reverend Jim Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Mr. Billings passed away peacefully on August 30, 2010 with his loving wife of sixty years at his side. ...
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Cecil Ray

February 28, 1914 - August 26, 2010

Cecil E. Ray, 96, of Lubbock passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2010. He was born February 28, 1914 in Coleman, Texas to Isaac Willis and Agnes Mary (Mitchell) Ray. He graduated from Content High School in Runnells County and moved to Lubbock in 1939. Cecil served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He married Maud Alice Tyson April 7, 1940 in Novice, Texas. She...
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Dorothy Bass

October 15, 1915 - August 25, 2010

Dorothy Bass, 94 years of age, of Lubbock, died on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Carillon House. Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Sanders Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be one hour preceding the service and burial will follow at City of Lubbock Cemetery. Bill Starcher and Joe Burks, nephew will conduct the service. Dorothy was born October 15, 1915 in...
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