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Patricia Deems Sanford

June 9, 1943 September 1, 2017
Patricia Deems Sanford
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Obituary for Patricia Deems Sanford

Mrs. Patricia Deems Sanford, age 74, of Rockmart, GA passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at her residence.

She was born in Aragon, GA on June 9, 1943, a daughter of the late Hugh Deems and the late Ruby Ailene Collum Deems. Mrs. Sanford lived all of her life in the Rockmart area where she was a member of the Victory Baptist Church and a former member of the First Baptist Church of Rockmart. She was very artistic and enjoyed making homemade cards and crafts. Other favorite hobbies included traveling and gardening.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Jamie Lynette Sanford.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Ralph Sanford of Rockmart, to whom she was married on August 17, 1962; daughter, Regina Nettles, Rockmart; grandson, Zach Nettles, Rockmart; three sisters: Mary Ann Mangum, Snellville, Glenda Faye Johnson and her husband David, Rockmart and Doris Wigley and her husband Cecil, Rockmart; a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 4:00 PM in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. David Taylor, Rev. Keith Guyton and Rev. Jimmy Hatcher officiating. Interment will follow in the New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will include: Daniel Johnson, Derrick Nettles, Mike Clark, Spencer Mangum, Heath Knudson, Ronnie Gray and Dwain Yates. Honorary pallbearers will include: Jeff Wigley, Mike Shuman, Gevin Johnson, Trent Johnson and the Haralson Pest Control Family.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2:00 PM until the funeral hour at the funeral home.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Patricia Deems Sanford.

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