Tommy Clayton Sanders

March 11, 1944 – May 45, 2018

Tommy Clayton Sanders

March 11, 1944 – May 45, 2018

 

Tommy Clayton Sanders, 74, passed away May 12, 2018, in Vian. He was born March 11, 1944, at Dwight Mission in Vian to Hooley and Telitha (Welch) Sanders. Tommy married Janice Carol Blount of McKey on Aug. 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, Mo., 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 and Jeff and Christy Sanders; grandchildren, Kevin Jr., Corey Jay, Kimberly, Gregory, Cody, Ciara, Clayton and Jonathon; great-grandchildren, Trevor, Addison, Katelyn, and Ruger; sister, Jane Vanderboom; and brother, Arthur “Sonny” Sanders.

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

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, in the Dwight Mission Cemetery with Pastor Merel Rowe and the Rev. Curtis Bias officiating. Pallbearers will be 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.

Sequoyah County Times

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