Margaret Ann Herrell

F, #303, b. 1 September 1932, d. 9 July 2011
Relationship
1st cousin 1 time removed of Sheila Sue Altenbernd
Father*Cecil Dewey Herrell1 b. 10 August 1908, d. August 1985
Mother*Anna Marie Sexton1 b. 15 March 1908, d. 24 November 1973
     Margaret Ann Sanders is the grandparent of an unknown person .2
     Margaret was born in St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, USA, on 1 September 1932.3,1,4,2
She was the daughter of Cecil Dewey Herrell and Anna Marie Sexton.1
     Her common name was Peg Herrell.
     Her common name was Peggy Herrell.1

     Photo of Pat, Peggy, and Cecil Herrell in 1937. Original photo in the possession of Sue Myers (#132.)

Pat, Peggy, and Cecil Herrell -- 1937

     They resided in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA, in 1937.2

     Photo of Pat, Dorothy, Peg, Sue, Floyd, Marie, Cecille, and Lois Herrell. Original photo in the possession of Sheila Altenbernd (#172.)5

Pat, Dorothy, Peg, Sue, Floyd, Marie, Cecille, and Lois Herrell


     Photo of Back Row: Pat, Marie, Cecil, Peg, and Floyd Herrell.
Front Row: Toni, Cecille, Sue, Lois Herrell. Original photo in the possession of Sheila Altenbernd (#172.)5

Back Row: Pat, Marie, Cecil, Peg, and Floyd Herrell.
Front Row: Toni, Cecille, Sue, and Lois Herrell

     She graduated from in Las Cruces Union High School, Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA, in 1950.2
     Price Philip Rockne Sanders married Margaret Ann Herrell, daughter of Cecil Dewey Herrell and Anna Marie Sexton, in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA, on 27 January 1951.1,2
     Sue Myers (#130) remembers visiting Peg and Philip shortly after they were married. She thought they were the most beautiful couple she had ever seen.6

     Photo of Peg Sanders (L303) and Kids. Original photo in the possession of Sheila Altenbernd (#172.)5

Peg Sanders and Kids

     Peg studied painting with a Dutch Master for 20 years. The oils she has hanging in her home are copies of the masters. Her watercolors are her own orginals.7
     Margaret worked at an insurance company. She worked as a Pension Administrator.7
     Painting by Peggy Sanders. Currently in the possession of Sheila Altenbernd (#172.)
Painting by Peggy Sanders
Painting by Peggy Sanders

     Peg has three stents.7
     They resided in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA, in 1989. Before moving to Las Cruces, they had lived in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Southern California.7
     Margaret Ann Herrell was diagnosed with emphysema. She never smoked, but did have asthma all her life.7
     Margaret Ann Herrell had bypass surgery in 2004. She hasn't felt like painting at all since then.7
     Margaret Ann Herrell was an excellent painter in October 2006 in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA. She has many of her paintiings hanging on the walls of her home.8
     Margaret died on 9 July 2011 in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA, at age 78. Her death occurred at 2 pm.2
     Her obituary was published on at La Paz - Graham's Funeral Home on 10 July 2011
Margaret H. Sanders
(September 1, 1932 - July 9, 2011)

Margaret H. Sanders, 78, of Las Cruces , received her call to be with our Heavenly Father Saturday, July 9, 2011, at 2:00 P.M.. She was born in St. Louis , MO , September 1, 1932. She moved to Las Cruces at the age of 5 with her family. A loving wife to Price Philips (Sad) Sanders (deceased), mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She is survived by her children; son, Felipe Don Sanders, and his wife Glenda Sanders, daughters, Peggy Michelle Schiffman (deceased), son, Jeff Barbaro Sanders and his wife Brenda Sanders, daughters, Genevieve Myree Sanders and son, John Price Sanders and his wife, Nicole Sanders. Her grandchildren; Joshua Sanders, Nathan Sanders, Emily Sanders, Zachary Schiffman, Melanie Sanders, Shawn Sanders, Angel Leon and Jessica Martinez, Dennis Ewing and his wife Wendy Ewing, Nikki Ewing and James Ewing. Her great grandchildren, Lily Sanders, Taylor Romero, David Ewing and Joseph Romero. Her sisters; Patricia Gray and her husband, Augustus (Gus) Gray, Cecile Benson and her husband Douglas Benson, Toni Richardson and her husband, John (Eddie) Richardson and her many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil Herrell and Myree Herrell. "Peggy" as she was fondley known to family and friends was a 1950 graduate of Las Cruces Union High School where she met her husband of 54 years, Sad (Sonny) Sanders. Peggy raised five children and lived in three states with them and Sad, finally settling in southern California where she built a career as a Pension Coordinator. 35 years later, in 1989, she and Sad returned to Las Cruces . Peggy was a fabulous woman and an incredible artist, specializing in oils and watercolors. She touched so many lives throughout her life, and although her body is gone, the beauty of her heart and spirit will live on in her family and great friends and all the wonderful gifts and memories, she has given them. The memorial service will be celebrated at Holy Cross Church , 1327 N. Miranda Street , Las Cruces , New Mexico 88005 , Friday, July 15, 2011 at 2:00 P.M., with Monsignor John Anderson, Celebrant. A private inurnment of cremains will take place for the family directly after the service. Entrusted to the care of La Paz - Graham's Funeral Home and Las Cruces Crematory of Las Cruces, Tributes can be made to the American Heart Association, Memorials and Tributes at 1-800-AHA-USA1 in her memory. A reception will follow the Memorial Service at Irene Willey's home in Mesilla. To sign the guest book sign on to www.lapaz-grahams.com.2
Last Edited=20 December 2023

Child of Margaret Ann Herrell and Price Philip Rockne Sanders

Citations

  1. [S78] William Herrell (#128), "Bill Herrell's Genealogy Records (copy)" (New Haven, Missouri). Supplied by Mike Herrell - 1991 . Hereinafter cited as "Bill Herrell Records."
  2. [S478] Margaret Ann Herrell Obituary, Lapaz-Graham Funeral Home, Las Cruces, New Mexico, July 9,2011, www.lapaz-grahams.com on July 24, 2011 . Hereinafter cited as Lapaz-Graham Funeral Home.
  3. [S144] Peg Sanders (#303), "Sanders (#303), Pat - EMail," e-mail message (Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA) to Gus Gray (#312), June 28, 2002. Hereinafter cited as "Sanders (#303), Pat - EMail".
  4. [S239] Herrell Family, Sadler, Anna (#39) - Family Record (n.p.: n.pub., November 19, 1926); Presently in the possession of Sue Myers (#130), unknown location . Hereinafter cited as Family Record.
  5. [S157] Sheila Sue Altenbernd unknown date.
  6. [S713] Personal knowledge of Sue Myers (#130) (Scottsdale, Arizona, USA) , on September 30, 2006.
  7. [S715] Personal knowledge of Peg Sanders (#303) (Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA) , on October 1, 2006.
  8. [S717] Personal knowledge of Sheila Altenbernd (#172) (Avondale, Arizona, USA) , on October 1, 2006.