In Memory of Tommy Sanders
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Tommy Sanders

  • Birth Date: March 11, 1944
  • Death Date: May 12, 2018

Biography:

Tommy Clayton Sanders, 74, passed away May 12, 2018 in Vian, Oklahoma. He was born March 11, 1944 at Dwight Mission in Sallisaw, Oklahoma to Hooley and Telitha (Welch) Sanders. Tommy married Janice Carol Blount of McKey, Oklahoma on August 8, 1964. Mr. Sanders enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, cookouts, and visiting with family and friends. He loved playing pitch with his kids. He worked many years at General Motors in Kansas City, Missouri and retired after 22 years at Borg-Warner in Sallisaw. Tommy loved his family dearly and his grandchildren brought him so much joy and happiness. He was of Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Janice; children, Kevin and Dana Sanders, Lisa and Alvin Hahn, Jeff and Christy Sanders; grandchildren, Kevin Jr., Corey Jay, Kimberly, Gregory, Cody, Ciara, Jonathon, and Clayton; great-grandchildren, Trevor, Addison, Katelyn, Ruger; sister, Jane Vanderboom; brother, Arthur “Sonny” Sanders.

Mr. Sanders was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Charlie, Gus, Jack, Mose, John and Bill; sisters, Mary James, Katherine Hill, and Glennie Wilson.

Graveside services will be held Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10am in the Dwight Mission Cemetery. Rev Curtis Bias and Pastor Merel Rowe will officiate. Pallbearers are Cody Sanders, Corey Sanders, Greg Hahn, Corey Alexander, Mikey Lee and Jonathon Plank.

The family of Mr. Sanders has entrusted Forever Memories Funeral Services, Sallisaw, with the arrangements.

Message from tonya Wilson hardy

so sorry for your loss love you all do much

Message from Jack and Donna Jamison

Janice and family, So sorry about your loss. I have lots of memories from grade school at Fields Chapel with Tom.
Prayers for your family.

Message from Tom and Coleta Davis

Tom will be missed by many. He was like family to us. Heaven has another angel

Message from Dianna L Sanders Dorman

Uncle Tom was my Dad's baby brother. He will be missed. We always had a big family and always met for Mother's Day family reunion at his home. There was always plenty to eat and everyone contributed to the table. Visited and caught up on family members during the gathering.

Message from Beverly Ross

So sorry for your loss, prayers and thoughts.

Message from Ray & Ginger Murphy

So sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our Prayers!

Message from Lahoma burns

So sorry for your loss. Tom was a heck of a guy. He made every day a challenge and fun when I worked with him.

Message from Lahoma burns

So sorry for your loss. Tom was a heck of a guy. He made every day a challenge and fun when I worked with him.

Message from Jackie Rogers

Janice I am so sorry. I know he has been sick a long time and now he is at rest. Stay strong. With deepest sympathy. Jackie

Message from Ray & Ginger Murphy

So sorry for your loss! Your family will be in my Prayers!

Message from Ray & Ginger Murphy

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Tom. Your family will be in my Prayers.

Message from Billy Medicine Bird

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for family. My condolences. God be with you.

Message from Brenda Sanders- Lujan

Sorry for your loss Aunt Janice and family. Heaven has gained another angel my beautiful Uncle Tom R.I.P. Sending my love prayers to the whole family.

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