Obituaries 8-21-07

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.

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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.