June 7, 1934 ~ Sept. 12, 2020
Larry Lavonne Sanderson was born in Littlefield, TX, on June 7, 1934, to S.W. and Jesse Sanderson, the oldest of six children. He attended schools in Littlefield, the class of 1952. On June 9, 1954, he married Linnie Rae Enloe of Amherst, TX. They have four daughters.
He worked at Nelsons Hardware from 1954 to 1974. He then opened Littlefield Service Center which he operated until 2017. He also was a Radio Shack dealer from 1975 to 2008.
Larry was always active in church and was ordained as a deacon in 1957. He taught various Sunday school classes and worked with youth groups and different singing groups.
He has been active in the Chamber of Commerce, Early Risers Lions Club, CHAMPS and Littlefield Cemetery Association. In 2010 he was named Littlefield Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year.
When his girls were younger, he was a member of Littlefield Band and Choir Booster Clubs, as well as coaching Little Dribblers Basketball.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Kenneth Sanderson; his sister, Jeanette Hyatt; and a great-grandson, Noah Quinto.
Survivors include his wife, Linnie Rae; daughters, Darla Deckard and husband, Lance of Lubbock, Linda Hare and husband, Kevin of Amarillo, Lavonna Stater and husband, Brice of Amarillo, and DeAnna (De) Boyd and husband, Tom of Littlefield; brother Jimmy Sanderson and wife, Sandy of California; sisters Shirley Peace of Washington State and Betty Shroyer of California; eight grand-children; fifteen great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins and wonderful close friends.
The memorial service will be held at Littlefield First Baptist Church, 400 East 6th Street at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. Arrangements are by Hammons Funeral Home. There will be a YouTube link with a recording of the service for anyone who will be unable to attend. Masks will be required, as well as social distancing for the service. There will be a private family burial.
Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church, 400 East 6th Street, Littlefield, TX, 79339, www.1stb.com, or Legacy of Love, 4409 71st, Lubbock, TX 79424, www. legacyoflovehospice.com