Wanda Jo Terrell (Sanders) was born on March 21,1941 and died September 20,2020 with her husband, two daughters and her dog, Jodi by her side.
She was preceded in death by she son David D. Terrell, her parents Earnest and Myrtle Sanders and seven siblings. She leaves behind her husband of 62 years, Otto E. Terrell, two daughters, Cynthia (Cyndi) K. Terrell-Taylor, and Lorena L. Ribbing; also six grandchildren; Christie Townsend, Jacoby Taylor, Wende Hernandez, Jason Ribbing, Jessica Ribbing, and Mathew Terrell, also eleven great grandchildren, three brothers; Jon Sanders, Charles Sanders and Ralph Sanders, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Wanda was a military wife for 24 years. She loved to travel and see new places, especially in the USA. She enjoyed playing cards and games with her friends and family. In her younger years she loved to bowl and liked to tell you how good she was at it. Wanda collected cups and saucers of which her collection was started by her mother (Myrtle Sanders) Wanda added, added, and added to that collection.
She was a member of Taylor Memorial Baptist Church and served on their Hospitality committee. She loved her church and church family as they were her own. She was proud of her family and loved them dearly and wholeheartedly, as she also loved her friends. If she picked on you, you knew it is because she loved you.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home Box 629 Portales, NM 88130
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New Mexico Baptist Children's Home
P.O. Box 629, Hobbs NM 88130