Mr. Isom A. Sanford, Jr.


Mr. Isom A. Sanford, Jr. age 83 of Chatsworth, passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 at Hamilton Medical Center.

Mr. Sanford was a member and longtime deacon of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, I.A. Sanford; mother, Hester Barnes Sanford; sisters, Ina Hickey, Anna Lee Wilson, and Thelma Wilson; son-in-law, Scottie Frost.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years Wilma Jean Bishop Sanford of Chatsworth; sons and daughters-in-law, Billy & Lisa Sanford of Chatsworth, Mickey Sanford of Dalton, Barron & Lisa Sanford of Chatsworth, and Mitchell & Brenda Sanford of Chatsworth; daughters and son-in-law, Donna Frost, and Debra & Michael Satterfield –all of Chatsworth; sisters, Rowena Pittman, Lora Davis, and Bettye Davis –all of Chatsworth; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside service to celebrate the life of Mr. Sanford was held Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 3 p.m. from the Murray Memorial Gardens with Rev. Matthew Harris officiating.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, social distancing and masks were encouraged.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth was in charge of the arrangements.