Graveside services for Martha Sanders, 87, of Rusk will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 24, 2021, at McKnight Cemetery in Cushing with T.J. Gabelman officiating. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Sanders passed away April 20, 2021. She was born July 25, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama to the late Douglas and Muriel Griffin. She came to Texas around 1951 and met her future husband Eugene Sanders. They enjoyed over 47 years of marriage.
She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene; sister, Faye George; brothers Bill Griffin and Bobby Furra.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter Claudia Florian of Rusk; son, Douglas Sanders and his wife Sonja of Dallas; grandchildren, Rachel Sanders, Andy Sanders, Jan and her husband Doug Schad, Jeff and his wife Lisa Florian; 5 great-grandchildren as well as a host of extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the charity of their choice.
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