Janis “Jane” E. Sanders, 83, of Amarillo died September 25, 2021.
Graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.
Jane was born July 29, 1938 in Roswell, NM to Clifford and Thelma Jobe. She married Howard Carl Sanders on May 12, 1956 and together, they started a family.
Jane spent most of her life working in retail sales, retiring both from Sears and Walmart. After retiring, she worked part-time for Hobby Lobby in the fabric and sewing department. When Jane wasn’t working, she could be found sitting in her favorite chair with a new book in hand. She had a strong love for reading and would often finish an entire book in a day.
Along with reading, Jane enjoyed quilting, knitting, and crafting of just about any kind. She also enjoyed spending Friday and Saturday mornings seeking out garage sales in her area. When she had time, she loved to travel and visit antique stores and craft shows.
Many of Jane’s favorite memories throughout her life include time spent with family and friends at a small cabin on Lake Kemp near Vernon, Texas.
Jane was a lover of animals and was blessed with many special dogs in her life including Lady Bug, Hot Rod and, her special little Yorkie, Pip.
Jane is preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Thelma Jobe; husband, Howard Carl Sanders; brothers, Bud, Jim, and C.A. Jobe; sisters, Ruth Brownlow and Helen Schroeder; and 3 children, Terri, David and Tony Sanders.
Jane is survived by daughter, Billie Brockwell and husband Wayne of Canyon; son, Bobby Sanders and wife Melanie of Amarillo; sister, Joyce Conner and husband Freddie of Vernon; sister-in-law, Betty Thompson and husband Daryl of Amarillo; grandchildren, Tyler Horning and wife Jessica, Danielle Snelson, Grace Sanders, Alex Duncan and Ethan Brockwell along with numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorials be made to the pet rescue shelter, Gracie’s Project, P.O. Box 2512, Amarillo, TX 79015