Dr. Jack Monroe Sanders, Sr. passed away after a brief illness Thursday evening, the 24th of January 2013, in Marshall, Texas.
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A fourth generation native of Marshall, Jack was born on the 18th of September 1922. He was 90 years old at the time of his death.
Dr. Sanders is survived by his devoted wife of 63 years, Mary Jane Baldwin Sanders, his son Jack Monroe Sanders, Jr. and wife Lynn Schnobrich Sanders of Marshall, his daughter Elizabeth (Beth) Sanders Moore and husband Jess Reagan Moore of Houston, his grandchildren Courtney Elizabeth Sanders and Rebecca Jane Sanders of Fort Worth, his step-grandchildren Anthony Frank (Tony) Cocchiarella of Houston, Gina Cocchiarella Krenek and husband Brian Jeffries Krenek of Columbus, Ohio along with their children Micah and Cole, his sister Dorothy Ruth Sanders Harper and husband Donald Ray Harper of Tyler, Texas, his sister-in-law Cora Lee (Cody) Fein Baldwin of Marshall and Long Boat Key, Florida, and his nieces, nephews and their children.
Jack was preceded in death by his loving son, David Baldwin Sanders. He is also predeceased by his parents George Hughey Sanders, Sr. and Ruth Lancaster Sanders, his brother George Hughey Sanders, Jr., and his grandparents, among them his grandfather, C.G. Lancaster, a noted American architect of courthouses, synagogues, schools, hotels and private homes listed in the National Registry of Historical Places.
A more detailed obituary can be found at www.legacy.com/obituaries/
Arrangements under the direction of Downs Funeral Home in Marshall, Texas.
Published in Houston Chronicle from January 27 to January 28, 2013