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Obituary: James Dennis Sanford, Sr. – Football 1936 & 37 – Veteran – October 14, 2000

James Dennis Sanford, Sr


Birth:  Jan. 16, 1913
Pickens County
Alabama, USA
Death:  Oct. 14, 2000
Collin County
Texas, USA

Married Josephine Valera Hughen on 21 Mar 1942 in Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.

from Shreveport Times, Shreveport, LA
Published on 10/19/2000

ARCADIA, LA -Services for James Dennis Sanford, Sr., 87, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 21, 2000 at Arcadia First United Methodist Church, Arcadia, LA. Officiating will be Dr . Wayne Evans and Rev. Robert Peyton. Burial will be in Arcadia Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2000 at the funeral home.

Mr. Sanford, a resident of Plano, Texas, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2000 at Life Care Center, Plano, Texas. He was born in Reform, Alabama and was a former resident of Arcadia , LA. Mr. Sanford retired from Soil Conservation Service, was a member of Arcadia First United Methodist Church and a veteran in the U.S. Army WWII.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Hughen Sanford; and parents, Will Henry and Florence Pratt Sanford.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Deanna Sanford of Dallas, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Dave Grimm of Plano, Texas; sister, Mary Bell of Yazoo City , Mississippi; seven grandchildren, Lori and Russell Downey, Julie Grimm, Melanie Sanford, Aimee Grimm, Greg Grimm, Jim Sanford, Joe Sanford; two great-grandchildren, Ryan James Downey and Sarah Downey; numerous nieces and nephews. 
Family links: 
  William Henry Sanford (1876 – 1965)
  Nancy Florence Pratt Sanford (1881 – 1973)
  Josephine Valera Hughen Sanford (1917 – 1997)
  Infant Sanford (1900 – 1900)*
  Henry Grady Sanford (1902 – 1906)*
  Annie Elizabeth Sanford (1905 – 1985)*
  Herman Hiltrus Sanford (1908 – 1994)*
  Infant Sanford (1911 – 1911)*
  James Dennis Sanford (1913 – 2000)
  Mary Pauline Sanford Bell (1915 – 2010)*
  William Dew Sanford (1920 – 1998)*
*Calculated relationship

Arcadia Cemetery
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: M. Sanford
Record added: Jul 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20278340

Submitted by


Cindy P. Landry | Micro Information Systems Specialist 1 University of Louisiana at Lafayette | Advancement Services


(337) 482-0928 | cpl1999@louisiana.edu