|Birth: ||Feb. 13, 1879|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 1963|
Daughter of Ellred Scott Van Horn and Mary Payne.
Wife of John Edwin Sanders. They were married on September 24, 1899 in Lockhart, Caldwell County, Texas.
Obituary published in the Big Spring Daily Herald on January 24, 1963:
Mrs. J. E. Sanders, 83, died Thursday in a local hospital following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Nalley-Pickle Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sanders was born Feb. 13, 1879 at Salem, Va. and she moved to Lockhart with her family when she was six years old. She married John E. Sanders on Sept. 24, 1899 at Lockhart. They came to Howard County in 1914 from Scurry County.
She was a long-time member of the First Methodist Church in Big Spring.
One son, Dr. Preston Sanders, preceded her in death May 15, 1950. Other survivors include her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Henry Carpenter, Big Spring, and Mrs. Warren D. Smith, Sherman Oaks, Calif.; three sons, Garland Sanders and Dr. Virgil Sanders, both of Big Spring, and Lt. Col. Cliff Sanders, Apple Valley, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Fred McMahan, Lockhart; and two brothers, Lish Van Horn, Houston, and Louis Van Horn, Lockhart.
There are 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
John Edwin Sanders (1879 - 1971)
Preston Randolph Sanders (1905 - 1950)*
Garland Sanders (1908 - 1998)*
Jack Virgil Sanders (1913 - 1998)*
R. Clifton Sanders (1915 - 2002)*
Mount Olive Cemetery
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Feb 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47642289