Geraldine Jo (Jerry) Sanders
July 27, 1925 – November 12, 2017
Memorial services are scheduled for 2 PM, Monday, November 20, 2017 at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Holdenville Geraldine Sanders. Mrs. Sanders passed away November 12th, 2017 in Holdenville, Oklahoma at the age of 92 years, 3 months and 16 days.
Geraldine Jo (Jerry) Sanders was born July 27, 1925 in Kiowa, Oklahoma to Johnie and Decima Christy. She married Lee Roy Sanders on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1945. They raised two sons, Jimmy and John and she worked as a seamstress and waitress locally and in Tehachapi, California. After retirement, Lee Roy and Geraldine moved from Holdenville to Eufaula to be near the lake. They enjoyed fishing, caring for the yard and raising grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Sanders was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lee Roy Sanders; brothers Ray and Carl Christy; sisters Lois Lovelace, Jessie Cook and Ruth Calloway.
Survivors are her two sons, Jimmy Lee Sanders of Holdenville and John Sanders of Eufaula; three grandchildren: Jimmy Lee Sanders, II and wife, Jackie, of Antlers; Leah Brown and husband, Adam, of Tyler, Texas; and Helen Shy of Bakersfield, California. Geraldine also leaves 3 great grandchildren; Jimmy Lee Sanders III of Antlers, Elijah J. and Chloe Shae Brown of Tyler, Texas, numerous nieces, nephews, other family and a host of friends that will miss her.
Services are under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home in Holdenville, Oklahoma. Online condolences to the family can be made at www.phillipsfuneralservice.com.