"Dignity without Compromise"
Evelyn Sanders, 73, of Okmulgee passed away Saturday, August 07, 2004 at St. John Hospital in Tulsa. She was Born December 21, 1930 n Henryetta, OK to Sherman and Lillie (Durbin) Rhodes. Evelyn had been employed by the Okmulgee Public School System in various capacities the last being manager of the snack bar at Brock Gym. Her parents and a brother, Frankie Rhodes preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband Coy Wayne Sanders of the home, two sons, Michael and wife Cheryl Sanders of Broken Arrow, OK, and Steven Sanders of Okmulgee, one daughter Kathy and husband Ben Thorman of Jenks, a sister Racine and husband Dick Weringer of Bakersfield, CA, four grandchildren, two step grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Graveside Services will be on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 at 10 am at the Okmulgee Cemetery. Rev. Lawrence Matlock will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday at 1 pm until 7 pm. The family will be available at the funeral home from 5 until 7. Services are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Okmulgee.