In memory of
Alice "Janet" DeSanders
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In memory of
Alice "Janet" DeSanders
DeSANDERS, Alice "Janet" Alice "Janet" DeSanders died on February 1, 2019, holding the hand of her Lord Jesus Christ. Janet was born in Dallas on December 30, 1943, the eldest child of Alice Jones DeSanders and William D. "Bill" DeSanders, whose father, N. J. "Dick" DeSanders founded Lone Star Cadillac Co., the family business. She graduated from the Hockaday School and Southern Methodist University. In 1963, she made her Idlewild debut. After working in the Public Relations department at Neiman-Marcus, she became Society Editor of the Dallas Times Herald in 1970. She retired from the Herald after founding "The Society Section," a monthly which began the "Dallas Ten Best Dressed" list. Janet had a fun loving spirit, enjoyed hosting events with friends and spending time in Newport Beach. Janet was predeceased by her parents, and is survived by her sister, Susie DeSanders Willerson (husband, Dr. Darrell Willerson) of San Antonio, brother, Wm. Lee DeSanders (wife, Midge) of Dallas, and nephews Trey Willerson (Sherry), Jim Willerson, Scott DeSanders (Evonne) and Ross DeSanders. She was well cared for by Latasha, Morya, Talesha and Bridgette. At Janet's request, there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, the Dallas Chapter of the National Alzheimer's Association, the Center for BrainHealth or the Highland Park Presbyterian Church.
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In memory of
Alice "Janet" DeSanders
DeSANDERS, Alice "Janet" Alice "Janet" DeSanders died on February 1, 2019, holding the hand of her Lord Jesus Christ. Janet was born in Dallas on December 30, 1943, the eldest child of Alice Jones DeSanders and William D. "Bill" DeSanders, whose father, N. J. "Dick" DeSanders founded Lone Star Cadillac Co., the family business. She graduated from the Hockaday School and Southern Methodist University. In 1963, she made her Idlewild debut. After working in the Public Relations department at Neiman-Marcus, she became Society Editor of the Dallas Times Herald in 1970. She retired from the Herald after founding "The Society Section," a monthly which began the "Dallas Ten Best Dressed" list. Janet had a fun loving spirit, enjoyed hosting events with friends and spending time in Newport Beach. Janet was predeceased by her parents, and is survived by her sister, Susie DeSanders Willerson (husband, Dr. Darrell Willerson) of San Antonio, brother, Wm. Lee DeSanders (wife, Midge) of Dallas, and nephews Trey Willerson (Sherry), Jim Willerson, Scott DeSanders (Evonne) and Ross DeSanders. She was well cared for by Latasha, Morya, Talesha and Bridgette. At Janet's request, there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, the Dallas Chapter of the National Alzheimer's Association, the Center for BrainHealth or the Highland Park Presbyterian Church.
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