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Mrs. Ethel Sanford 1921-2013 | Obituaries

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Mrs. Ethel Sanford 1921-2013


MRS. ETHEL BOWEN SANFORD, age 91, of Eastman, GA, died Friday, February 22, 2013, at Heart of Georgia Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00PM Sunday, February 24, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Rhine, with Rev. Tommy Land & Rev.  Chuck Taylor officiating, with interment in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Sanford was a lifelong resident of Dodge County, a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, a homemaker, daughter of the late Lola Jump Bowen & Jim Bowen and widow of Tommy M. Sanford, Sr.  She was preceded in death by a Son – Tommy M. Sanford, Jr., Granddaughter – Tiffany Lininger, Great-Grandson – John Marshall Land, 7 Sisters – Edna Mackie, Lizzie Hulette,   Claude Hilliard, Ester Spires, Ruby Spires, Randi Hatten & Etta Reeves and 3 Brothers – Richard “Dick” Bowen, George Bowen & Bill Bowen.

Survivors:  5 Daughters – Annelle Spires of Eastman, Rozell Farmer (William) of Eatonton, Faye Wells (Stanley) of Jacksonville, GA, Ethelene Harrelson (Larry) of Lexington, N. C. and Vivian Hutchinson of Milledgeville, GA;  1 Son – Henry Charles Sanford of Rhine;  15 Grandchildren;  Several Great-Grandchildren;  Several Great-Great-Grandchildren;  Several Nieces & Nephews.

The family will receive friends in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church one hour prior to services.

Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home     -----------

of Eastman has charge of                         SSFH

arrangements.                                         -----------




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