Samuel Newton “Sam” Sanders


Samuel Newton “Sam” Sanders

Madison County, Arkansas, USA
Death 12 Nov 1989 (aged 91)
Idalou, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Burial Lorenzo, Crosby County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 45760722 View Source
Suggest Edits

Sam Sanders was born in Springdale, Arkansas to Andrew Jackson "A.J." Sanders and Dora (Hinson) Sanders, March 27, 1898, the third of four sons. He moved with his family to the Lubbock, TX area in 1914 and attended school in Estacado. He married Jo B Fugitt, June 29, 1921 in Estacado. They moved to Idalou in 1948. He was a farmer until his retirement. During WW I he served in the National Guard which he humorously called "The Stick Horse Cavalry". He was a member of the Assembly of God Church. He was known lovingly by his grandchildren as Papa Sam.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Yvonne Sanders in 1939, and a son, Clayton Sanders in 1985. He was also preceded in death by his parents and by his 3 brothers, Carnel O. Sanders, Albert Utah Sanders, and Ottis L. Sanders.

He is survived by his wife Jo B Sanders, a daughter Euna Fay Harris, five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Family Members



Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.

Gravesite Details 3 generations of his family, in this cemetery, have matching grave markers.


In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Sponsored by Ancestry


  • Maintained by: Gypsy
  • Originally Created by: David Sifford
  • Added: 24 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 45760722
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Newton “Sam” Sanders (27 Mar 1898–12 Nov 1989), Find a Grave Memorial ID 45760722, citing Lorenzo Cemetery, Lorenzo, Crosby County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Gypsy (contributor 47486555) .