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Sanders Cemetery
Montgomery County Texas

 

Sanders Cemetery is located one mile west of Magnolia, just off FM1774.  

Sanders Cemetery Marker Dedication
December 2, 2017

Larry Foerster, Chairman of Montgomery County Historical Commission   We had a beautiful day for a marker  dedication at the Sanders Cemetery north of  Magnolia.  Commissioner Riley spoke along with Sharon Russell, marker chair for our county historical commission.  Some photos  are attached.

Also attending  were Constable David Hill and his deputies, Magnolia City Council member John Bramlett, members of the sponsoring Chaparral Genealogical Society, and family members of those  buried in the cemetery.

 


Sanders Historical Marker

 


Celeste Graves Unveiling the Marker

 


Some Attendees to the Dedication

 


Larry Foerster speaking to the attendees



Saluting Honoring the Dedication of the Historical Marker

 

Transcription of Sanders Cemetery
 

 

Permission given by Celeste Graves to put on online May 14, 2003. Copied by Celeste Graves and Tarvah McGinty July 23, 1985 exactly as shown on tombstone.

NAME DOB DOD NOTES
APPLEWHITE, Gerald Oct 21, 1938 Aug 29, 1978 Double Marker
BENNETTE,
Mary
aged 88 years - She Hath Done What She Could
CHANDLER,
(W)hitman C.
Oct 11, 1887 Feb 18, 19(52) TEXAS SFA 113 SPRUCE SQ.

WORLD WAR I

CHANDLER, Edwin Foster Apr 8, 1889 Jan 16, 1971 Double Marker

Foot Marker = Texas CWT U.S. Navy WW I & II

CHANDLER, Virginia Mary Nov 12, 1889 Feb 10, 1979 Double Marker
DUPREE,
Franklin G.
Mar 8, 1858 May 14, 1907 Here Lies A True and Loving Husband and a Good Father Woodmen of the Work Memorial
BENNETT,
Annie A.
Mar 26, 1917 Feb 16, 1955 Wife of G. M.  She was the Sunshine of our Home
BAREFIELD,
A. D. "Doc"
 
1892 1926 -
VICKERS,
Annie
 
1892 1921 -
CHANDLER, Reubin
 
Apr 6, 1896 Aug 18 1910 -
CHANDLER,
Mary E.
 
Sept 19, 1856 Feb 10, 1936 Mother
CHANDLER,
John Geo.
 
- 1902 Father
DUPREE,
Clara L.
 
Aug 30, 1874 Aug 22, 1943 Mother
GAYLE,
Minnie ELVERTON
 
1884 1926  
GALE,
James Camden
 
Oct 17, 1845 Dec 17, 1913 He is at Rest in Heaven
GRAVES,
James W. IV
 
Feb 19, 1973 Dec 31, 1974 -
LAWSON,
Willie G.
 
May 9, 1881 Oct 30, 1895 at rest
LAWSON,
Elmer
 
1899 1902 -
MINER, Lee Sept 16, 1876 Jan 1, 1933 -
SANDERS, Claudia
 
age 10 years - SISTER Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
SANDERS,
Willie May
 
Jun 20, 1881 Jan 17, 1963 -
SANDERS,
Terrell Weldon
 
Oct 13, 1911 Sep 18, 1973 Uncle Terrell
WILBURN,
Lelia YELVERTON
Jan 19, 1908 Jan 5, 1937 Another Link is Broken                   In Our Household Band    But a  Chain is Forming In a Better Land
YELVERTON, RUBY Oct 19, 1893 Sept 18, 1900 Daughter of M/M H. C. Yelverton
HERREN,
DAVE
- - Father, no dates husband of Josie L. CHANDLER
LAWSON,
A. A.
 
1850 1925 OUR FATHER
LAWSON,
James H.
 
1882 1974 OUR DAD
MINER,
Edith
 
Oct 25, 1883 Dec 18, 1955 -
SANDERS,
Sarah T.
Apr 22, 1847 Jan 4, 1918 Mother
SANDERS, J. J. Apr 2, 1836 Dec 12, 1927 MY DADDY He is Not Dead But Sleepeth
TRAYLOR,
Bertie
 
1886 1966 -
YELVERTON, Sallie
 
Jul 23 1863 Mar 12, 1959 MOTHER
YELVERTON, Henry C.
 
Oct 5, 1872 Oct 2, 1935 -
YELVERTON,
Lee Roy
 
Nov 18, 1898 Jun 22, 1951 -
YELVERTON, Fannie
 
- - -
YELVERTON, Kenneth
 
- - -
YELVERTON, Forest
 
1902 1979 -
YELVERTON, Elizabeth
 
- - -
YELVERTON, Violet
 
- - -
YELVERTON,
Cecil
 
- - -
YELVERTON,
K. C.
- - -
 
 
 
 
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