Pictorial History

Take a stroll back in time as we present to you a glimpse of our history through a variety of nostalgic photographs.

Sanders Funeral Home During 1930's Depression
This Photograph was used for “Sanders in the Thirties” an Oil Painting by Lubbock Artist Robert Chennault, Which Can Be Seen in Our Lobby
Sanders Garage (Left) 1939 Packard Hearse, (Right) 1948 Pontiac Streamliner
A. C. (Bab) Sanders in the 1940's
Cecil, Gordon, A. C. Sr., A. C. Jr. & Loyd Sanders
Cecil, Sharon & Ruby Sanders
Joan, Karen, and Sharon Sanders (1946)
Sharon, Karen, Akie, and Joan Sanders (1947)
"Jigs" the Terrier Drinking from Fish Pond on the Side of Funeral Home
1954 Meteor-Cadillac Limousine Funeral Coach, Meteor Motor, Co. of Pique, Ohio (which later merged to form Miller-Meteor)
1950, Sanders, by Reeves Photography, Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University
1950, Sanders, by Reeves Photography, Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University
1950, Sanders, by Reeves Photography, Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University
1958 Abernathy Newspaper ad of Sanders Chapel
1959 Cadillac Limousine-Style Combination Coach/Ambulance by Superior Coach Corp. of Lima, Ohio
Sanders Funeral Home 1959
Sanders Funeral Home (1962) Chevy Corvair (left) and 1961 Bel Air Chevy Parkwood Ambulance (right)
Sanders Funeral Home (1968) Fleet of Cars Including 1961 Chevy Bel Air Parkwood and 1963 Pontiac Bonneville Ambulance
On May 11, 1970, a tornado hit Downtown Lubbock. Sanders Funeral Home was moderately damaged with broken windows and roof damage.
Torn Roof above Bedroom of Lena Sanders
1970 Tornado Gallery of John Witkowski
Photo from Lubbock A. J. Tornado Gallery