Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Joe Ann Rudd Sanford
POPE– Joe Ann Rudd Sanford, 56, died Saturday, August 18, 2007, at her residence.
Services are Thursday at 1 p.m. at Springhill Pope M.B. Church. Rev. Willie Forrest will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday noon – 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary and Thursday noon – 1 p.m. at Springhill Pope M.B. Church. Burial will be in Springhill Pope Cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary has charge.
Sanford, born Sept. 24, 1950, in Sardis, to Jimmy Rudd of Pope and the late Sara Ford Rudd, was a cook for Hardee’s. She was a member of Springhill Pope M.B. Church. She was an usher and on the Mother Board.
Survivors along with her father include: her husband, David Lewis Sanford of Pope; four daughters, Loutasha Rudd, Sharron Hentz, Ledia Robinson, all of Courtland and Carrol Barber of Meridian; four sons, William Rudd and David Rudd, both of Pope, Anthony Rudd of Sardis and Derrick Sanford of Compton, Calif.; five sisters, Francine Lee, Sarah Martin and Betty Rudd, all of Courtland, Margaret Rudd and Ruthie Mae Rudd, both of Pope; two brothers, Michael Rudd of Courtland and Bobby Rudd of Tunica and 21 grandchildren.