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Eddie Mae Sanders
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 • Posted September 2, 2009

Eddie Sanders, of Mason, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, at the age of 60.

Eddie was born in Austin, Texas on September 6, 1948, to John and Ella Small. She was one of four girls. She married Howard Sanders and they made their home in Mason where they raised three sons and Eddie worked at the Dairy Queen for many years.

Eddie loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was also very attached to her dogs. She had a green thumb and loved raising her beautiful roses. Eddie liked spending time outdoors and especially loved to fish. She also loved to go shopping and always enjoyed cooking for her family.

Eddie is survived by her husband, Howard Sanders, of Mason and three sons: Leroy Sanders and wife Lisa of Brady, Jerry Sanders and Sophie of Mason and Carl Sanders and wife Tina of Lago Vista. She is also survived by three sisters: Ruby Jean Cantwell of Jonestown, Mary Jo Bollom and husband Leroy of Woodville and Lucille Carter of Bandera. Additionally, she is survived by six grandchildren: Dakota Eckert, Ashley Sanders, Heather Sanders, Taylor Meador, Amber Sanders and John Sanders as well as by six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Eddie Sanders were held on Saturday, August 29, at 4:00 p.m. in the Mason Funeral Home chapel with J.D. Sanders officiating. Interment followed in the Gooch Cemetery.

Jerry Sanders, Leroy Sanders, Carl Sanders, Dakota Eckert, Taylor Meador, Brandon Airheart, Danny James and Johnny Scantlin served as pallbearers. Chris Smith, Roger Paige and Bennie Scantlin served as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation with the family was Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Mason Funeral Home.

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