Funeral services for Maxine “Mackie” Landers, age 72, of Brookesmith, Texas, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Rocky Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

    She passed away Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at the Kindred Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.

    Maxine was born on Dec. 19, 1937, in Plantersville, Ala., to David and Lela Smith Sansom the 10th of 11 children. On May 15, 1955, she was married to Wayne Landers of Brownwood in Fort Worth, Texas. They lived in Brownwood a short time prior to moving to Fort Worth where they lived for 20 years. For the past 35 years they have lived in the Brownwood area. Maxine has worked at Walmart as a door greeter for the past 15 years and loved her job and the friends she met. She had attended the Early First Baptist Church.  She loved spending time with her children  grandchildren, planting flowers and bird watching. 

    Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Wayne Landers of Brookesmith, Texas; daughter, Joann Crow and husband Warren of Highland Village, Texas; son, Steve Landers and wife Cheryl of Brookesmith, Texas; sister, Tommie Blackmon of Fort Worth, Texas; brothers, David Sansom Jr. of Brownwood, Texas, and Clyde Sansom of Thorsby, Ala.; grandchildren, Sara Landers of Baytown, Texas, Michale Landers of Baytown, Texas, Tiffany Mize of Highland Village, Texas, Bryan Mize of Denton, Texas, Corbin Elison of Brookesmith, Texas, Brian Crow of Flower Mound, Texas, Chris Crow of Lewisville, Texas, and Dusty Crow of Justin, Texas.

    Preceded in death by her parents, David and Lela Sansom; one sister, Jessie Curry; and six brothers, Bill, L.D., Herman, Raymond, Buck and Charles Sansom.

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