Pearl "RV" Sanford
CHESNEE, SC-- Pearl Rvenia Strickland Sanford, 90, of 845 Cooley Springs School Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 7, 2013 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Born in Spartanburg, she was the widow of the late William Earl Sanford and was the daughter of the late Otis and Mary Gosnell Strickland. Mrs. Sanford retired from Beaumont Mills and was a member of Cooley Springs Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Jim Earl Sanford of Boiling Springs, SC, and Timothy Mark Sanford of Green Creek, NC; a daughter, Ann Sanford of Chesnee; a brother, Perry Bernard Strickland of Inman; a sister, Ailene Rodney of Duncan; six grandchildren, Wes Scruggs, Billy Scruggs and wife, Angie, Tammy Parker, Shaun Sanford and wife, Crystal, Kyle Sanford and Sara Sanford; five great-grandchildren, Ashton, Brittany, Alyssa, Tamara and Jorden. She was preceded in death by a sister, Eunice Knisey.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 PM on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Cooley Springs Baptist Church. Funeral services will immediately follow at 3:00 PM at the Church with Rev. Dale Welch and Rev. Dave DeLand officiating. Interment will be in the Cooley Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Cooley Springs Baptist Church, 950 Martin Camp Road, Chesnee, SC 29323.
The family will be at the residence, 845 Cooley Springs School Road, Chesnee.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
Blakely Funeral Home
& Crematory, Gaffney