Wilma Jean Sanders

23 April 1932–24 September 1996 (Age 64)
Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States

The Life of Wilma Jean

When Wilma Jean Sanders was born on 23 April 1932, her father, Rufus Clyde Sanders, was 26 and her mother, Katherine Wallace, was 25. She married Buddy Alberson in Arkansas, United States. She lived in Pennington Township, Bradley, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 September 1996, in Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Essex, Stoddard, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Buddy Alberson
Wilma Jean Sanders

Spouse and Children

Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Rufus Clyde Sanders


    Katherine Wallace




    Martha Sue Sanders


    James Winfred Sanders



World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1945 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 13

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 17

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and North German: patronymic from Sander 1.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Wilma J Sanders in household of Rufus C Sanders, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilma Jane Sanders Alberson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Wilma Jean Sanders -

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