First Posted: 1/15/2009
Ancil Montgomery Sanderson Sr., 93, of 2444 St. Anna Road, died June 11, 2006, at home.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Locklear & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Lumbee Memorial Gardens.
Sanderson was born June 20, 1912, the son of the late Willie and Mary Dial Sanderson. He was the husband of the late Mrs. Elsie Paul Sanderson.
Sanderson taught school for more than 40 years. He began his teaching career in a one-teacher school. He taught more than 1,500 students during his career. He was the last living member of the Pembroke Indian Normal School class of 1933.
Surviving are his second wife of 36 years, Yvonne Locklear Sanderson of Pembroke; three sons, Roscoe P. Sanderson of Florida, and Ancil M. Sanderson Jr. and Michael V. Sanderson of Pembroke; five grandchildren, Jeffery P. Sanderson and Gregory K. Sanderson, both of Lumberton, Andrea Kaye Sanderson of Silver Spring, Md., Jon Sanderson of Hobart, Ind., and Ronald V. Sanderson of Pembroke; five great-grandchildren, Austin Sanderson and Andrew Sanderson, both of Charlotte, Amanda Sanderson of Lumberton, and Brandon K. Sanderson and Keri Beth Sanderson, both of Hobart; and a host of relatived and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.