Our 60th Anniversary
The Sanders were married at Faith Tabernacle Church in Waco, on November 21, 1956 by the Rev. A.C. Lane. Dale graduated from Waco High School. He retired after 37 years of service for the Texas Department of Transportation as an Equipment Supervisor. Joyce graduated from Waco High School. She is also retired after 23 years of service with Emmanuel Baptist Church as an Financial Secretary. Dale and Joyce are active members of Emmanuel Baptist Church. They started dating in Junior High and married after they graduated from high school. Dale and Joyce enjoy their grandchildren, the outdoors, ranching, and being involved with their church.
They are proud parents of a son, Steve Sanders and wife, Lisa, of Hewitt; and a daughter, Terri Midgett and husband, Will, of Waco. The couple are also proud grandparents of six grandchildren: Jared Sanders and wife, Ashley, and Lacey Sanders, all of Austin, Jordan Sanders and wife, Hanna, of Arkansas, Katherine Midgett, Kristina Midgett and Marian Midgett, all of Waco; and five great-grandchildren: HeidiGrace and Collins Sanders, Elly, Harper, and Jordy Sanders.