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Rosa Lee Evyln (Alexander) Sanderson
May 18, 1923 - Nov 30, 2019
Posted by Martha Reddout

Whinery Funeral Service
Sayre, OK
(permission granted)

Rosa Lee Evyln Sanderson was born May 18, 1923 in Sweetwater, Oklahoma to Lillian Mae (Roark) Alexander and Joe Vernon Alexander. She passed away November 30, 2019 at Sayre, Oklahoma at the age of 96 years, 6 months and 12 days.

Rosa Lee grew up and attended school in Sweetwater, Oklahoma. She was married to Jerry Francis Sanderson on June 28, 1940 at the Methodist Church in Erick, Oklahoma. After their marriage they briefly lived in Erick until they purchased land and moved out to the farm west of Sayre where they built their house in 1942. They raised their family on the property and farmed cotton and raised cattle. Rosa Lee never was employed anywhere but spent her married life along side her husband farming. After Jerry passed away in 1992 Rosa Lee remained on the farm and continued to enjoy her retirement. She also enjoyed sewing, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 daughters, Evyln Marie and Verna Lee, 1 son, Jerry LaVerne, granddaughter, Mandi Sanderson, 4 brothers, 2 sisters and 1 niece, Lillie Amerson.

She is survived by her 2 sons, Sammy Sanderson and wife, Darlene, Alabama and Tony Sanderson and wife, Susan, Erick, OK, daughter in law, Linda Sanderson, Alamogordo, NM, 12 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson; 1 sister, Shirley Mitchell, Erick, OK and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services will be held Thursday, December 5, 2019, 2:00 PM at Texola Baptist Church officiated by Brother Charlie Floyd.

Burial will be at the Erick Cemetery under the direction of Fatheree-Albert Funeral Home.

Tuesday, December 03, 2019 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fatheree-Albert Funeral Home
117 S. Walnut
Erick, Oklahoma 73645

Wednesday, December 04, 2019 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fatheree-Albert Funeral Home
117 S. Walnut
Erick, Oklahoma 73645

Funeral Service
Thursday, December 05, 2019 2:00 PM
Texola Baptist Church
E 1250 Rd
Texola, OK 73668

Graveside Service
Thursday, December 05, 2019 3:00 PM
Erick Cemetery
Erick, Oklahoma

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