A Tradition of Caring
Our Mission is to continue the tradition of excellence that was started by the Sanders Family in 1931; providing compassionate leadership and quality service with integrity for all families in their time of loss.
Loyd Sanders Jr. Grandson of Founder/Owner
32 Years of Experience
There is a personal satisfaction I get from each family we serve, which in many cases lead to life-long friendships. A new aspect that I value is my relationship with Mikey, our therapy dog; watching people respond to his calming presence. What means so much to me is when family members express their appreciation. Then I know I’ve given my best.
Sam Sparkman Great-Grandson of Founder/Owner
35 Years of Experience
The building of relationships with family members whom I have assisted is most meaningful to me. It is rewarding to serve others during their time of loss and seeing them adjust through the grief process to their new normal. It has been, and always will be, a privilege to walk with them during this difficult time.
Freddy Thomas Family Service
38 Years of Experience
I enjoy working in the at-need area. I feel good at the end of the day knowing that I have treated people the way I want to be treated.
Two Years Experience
I love all aspects of my job from small details to interacting with family members. Being able to make a positive impact with a family is what I strive to do.
Viddy Mejia Funeral Assistant
2 Years of Experience
Working in this industry has taught me much more than what I ever imagined. Being able to connect and understand each family’s situation by talking to them is what I love most. I will always be there for each individual to help and support them in any way I can.
Donnie Fortenberry FDLIC Agent/Aftercare and Pre-Arrangement Specialist
19 Years of Experience
Over the years of serving families, I have received great satisfaction in helping them prepare in advance for end of life decisions. The greatest reward I receive is when someone who has lost their loved one comes to me afterwards and thanks me for helping them through their loss and then understands the benefit of protecting themselves and their loved ones. God has truly equipped me with a wonderful ministry.
Rosemary Patterson Chaplain/Grief-Bereavement Counselor
25+ years of experience
I am honored and blessed to be serving with some of the kindest people in Lubbock. The owners and staff of Sanders Funeral Home serve with ideals of highest integrity and hearts that care deeply; dedicated to providing exceptional care for each family. My greatest joy comes from lovingly meeting each family member where they are on their road to wholeness.
Claude Lobstein Part Time Funeral Director
50 Years of Experience
I answered the call to the funeral profession 50 years ago to help and serve families in West Texas. After working at Sanders 5 years, I was employed by the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center for 43 years. In my retirement I have returned to Sanders Funeral Home doing what I love and helping others.
Mike Hollers Part Time Funeral Director
17 Years of Experience
I have been in the funeral business since 2002, working in almost every area of the business. As a Funeral Director, serving others in a time of grief and despair brings great satisfaction to me, because losing a loved one is one of the most stressful experiences anyone can have.