Esther M. (Willoughby) Sanders(1924-2014)

Esther M. Sanders, age 89, and former resident of the Dewey and Copan, Oklahoma areas, passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at her home in Depew, Oklahoma.
Esther was born on August 19, 1924 in Barnsdall, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of LaVerne Willoughby and Gladys (Yard) Willoughby. She grew up and graduated high school in northeast Oklahoma.
Esther enjoyed her profession of "seamstress" and was very talented at it. She enjoyed crocheting, couponing, and working the puzzles out of the daily paper. She also enjoyed her family very much, as well as her pets.
Esther was a loving mother of two sons, Harold Mark Elliott and George Willoughby Elliott. She was grandmother of two grandsons, Mark Elliott and Brian Elliott; one granddaughter, Brandy Moore; three great-granddaughters, Ashnie Moore, Shawna Moore, Maggie Moore; and one great-grandson, Axton Elliott.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1-8 PM in the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home, 710 S. Dewey Ave., Bartlesville.
Services for Mrs. Sanders will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM in the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

Funeral Home

Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home
710 Southeast Dewey Bartlesville, OK 74003

Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Mar. 23 to Apr. 22, 2014