Frances Bonita (Fair) Sanders Jr

Frances  Sanders Jr

Frances Bonita (Fair) Sanders Jr. died at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center on January 8, 2018 in Webster. She was 69.

Frances was born on November 11, 1948, in Beaumont, Texas, to JJ Fair and Frances Bonita Poss Fair. The Fairs moved to Houston, then Pasadena, where Frances graduated from Sam Rayburn High School and attended San Jacinto College. She is survived by her three children, Dr. Robin McDurham and husband Doug; Nikki Pena and husband Eddie; and Jay Sanders. Frances was blessed with many beautiful grandchildren that she loved deeply: Joshua, Dakota, Alec, Andrew, Jade, Maddie, Marc, Hunter, Zane, Abby, Annie, Sebastian and Micheala.

Named after her mother, Frances was affectionately called Junior by loved ones. She shared a good life with Bill Billingsley, her partner of 35 years. She loved taking their boat out onto Galveston Bay, cooking, reading, gardening, and taking care of those around her. She is also survived by four brothers, Chip, wife Robin; John, wife Delome; Jerry, wife Connie; Randy; and their families. Frances will be missed by a multitude of dear Poss Family cousins.

Frances demonstrated incredible gumption by going back to school late in life. She received a BS in Nursing from UT Galveston and a MS in Psychology.

A time of visitation will take place at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City on Sunday, January 14 at 1:00 p.m., followed by a memorial at 2:00. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Frances' life.