The Passing of A Icon of Mid State Stockyards and the Cattle Industry
SANDERS, Darrell D., 76, of Huntsville, AL and formerly of Montgomery, AL, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday, April 27,2016 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Montgomery, where he was an active member for over 50 years. Mr. Sanders was a long time cattle broker, buyer and stockyard manager. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas A. and Nettie S. Sanders; brothers, O. G. and L. T. Sanders, and sister, Stella Pruitt. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Cullene V. Sanders; son, Jeff Sanders & wife Allyson; daughter, Kim Sanders; grandchildren, Brooks and Isabella Sanders; sister Illene Lewis, and numerous nephews and nieces. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or a charity of choice.
World Livestock Auctioneer Champion Brandon Neely at Mid State Stockyards, LLP
Congratulations to Billy Younkin who earned the Stanford Runner-Up Champion at the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship Qualifying event held Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at the Bluegrass South Livestock Market in Stanford, Kentucky. Billy will be competing in the World Livestock Market Association Championship this week, June 19-21, 2014 in Knoxville, Iowa. This may be viewed on the internet at www.lmaauctions.com. Interviews take place Friday afternoon and Auction Competition will take place on Saturday at Knoxville Regional Livestock Market from 8am to 5pm.
Good luck Billy! We are proud of you!
Pictures from Cow/Calf Producer Meeting May 14, 2013
Thank you to all the Producers and Buyers who attend our Stock Cow Sale on May 21, 2013!
A special thank you to Southern Cattle Company for outstanding Bulls!
Results: 14 Charolais Bulls - Average Price $3,110
Highest Price Charolais $3,200
Lowest Price Charolais $2,000
6 Brangus/Angus Bulls Average Price $ 2770
Highest Brangus/Angus $3,450
Lowest Price Brangus/Angus $2,200.00