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OBIT-Mable S. (Alaniz) Landers

Mable Landers left this life to join her Lord and Savior on February 20, 2015.

Born November 25, 1952, in McAllen, Tex. to Alicia and Guadalupe Alaniz, Mable graduated from La Joya High School and UTPA. She moved to Dallas in 1975 and began her teaching career.

20150306 Landers-MabelOn June 5, 1982, Mable married Kenneth A. Landers, Jr. (d. 10/7/99). She was the mother of three boys: Kenneth A. Landers, III (Kenny), Andrew Josiah Landers (Andy; d. 7/12/08) and William Scott Landers (Willy).

Pre-deceased by her parents, husband Ken and son Andy, Mable is survived by sons Kenny and Willy, sister & brother-in-law, Betty (Rumaldo) Ramirez, brother Wallace M. Alaniz, sister Mary V. Alaniz-Ross, former sister-in-law Irma N. Ramirez and many nieces and nephews. Her Dallas family includes sister-in-law Patty Landers Caperton (Tom) and numerous teacher and church friends.

Mable taught at several schools in the DISD, the last being Alex Sanger, where she taught bi-lingual first grade. She was a loyal member of the Peacemakers class at First Baptist Church Dallas and also taught children’s Sunday school classes.

The family wishes to thank Autumn Leaves Nursing Home for their care of Mable and to the many dear friends who faithfully visited her during her illness. If desired, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Peacemakers Class, 1707 San Jacinto, Dallas, TX 75201.

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