Maggie Lee Anderson Samford Sanders















Maggie Lee Anderson Samford Sanders, 98, of Lufkin, formerly of Center, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018, in Lufkin.  
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Rev. John Bingham and Rev. Ozay Ford officiating.  Interment will follow at Asbury Chapel Cemetery in Shelby County.  Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 noon.
Mrs. Sanders was born July 8, 1919, in Stanley, Louisiana, to Sam Anderson and Zella Bell Stephens Anderson.  Loving the outdoors, she spent much time working in her garden and flower beds.  She was a member of Saint Mark’s United Methodist Church.
She is survived by
Jack Harris and wife, Susan, of Rochelle, Texas
Joe Harris of Crosby, Texas
Mark Anderson and wife, Sadah, of Crosby, Texas
Dennis Permenter and wife, Judy, of Tenaha, Texas
Cissy Latiolais and husband, Mike, of Anahuac, Texas
Elaine Ellis and husband, Mike, of Richardson, Texas
Sam Sanders and wife, DeAnn, of Friendswood, Texas
Otis Sanders and wife, Susan, of Woodland, Texas
A number of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren
Numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who were special to her
Preceded in death by
Husband: Paul Harris
Husband: Dugan Samford
Husband: Otis Sanders
Parents: Sam Anderson and Zella Bell Stephens Anderson
Sisters: Eva Permenter, Ola Harris
Brothers: Curtis Anderson, S.J. Anderson, Allan Anderson, Bob Anderson
Pallbearers will be James Coleman, Lane Coleman, Colton Coleman, Otis Sanders Jr., Carter Samford and Travis Samford.  Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Anderson, Joe Harris Sr., William Hughes, Frankie Fitzgerald and Dennis Permenter.
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