Lewis “Red” Sanders, age 74, of Lamar,
passed away early Thursday morning, June 15, 2017, at his home.
Lewis was born May 29, 1943, in Lead Hill,
Arkansas, to Lewis Sr. and Almedia (Waggoner) Sanders. He was preceded in death by his parents and
four brothers, Tom, Dewy, David, and Billy Joe Sanders.
Lewis held a variety of jobs over the
years. He was especially well-known for
the abundant produce and delicious jams and jellies he sold the local farmers
On August 20, 1965, at Golden
City, Missouri, Lewis married Martha Schroeder and she survives, of the
home. Also surviving are two daughters,
Wendy Ahlberg, Lamar, and Lisa Sanders, Shawnee, Kansas; two brothers, Dean
Sanders, Crane, Missouri and John Sanders, Joplin, Missouri; and three sisters,
Rose Lee Westbay, Arkansas, Carolyn Wilson, Lamar, and Shirley Gibson of
A graveside funeral service will be held
at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 20th, at Dudenville Cemetery south of
Golden City, Missouri.
Memorial contributions are suggested to
the Sanders family, in care of the funeral home.
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