Rev. Winford D. Sanders

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Rev. Winford D. Sanders, 87, of Cherokee went home to be with the Lord Saturday, November 24, 2018. A native of Little River, TN, he was the son of the late James and Berthie Winchester Sanders. He was a member of Towstring Baptist Church.

 He was preceded in death by his brothers, Floyd, Don, Edward, Carl, and Ira; and his sister, Opal. 

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Tinsa Sanders; daughter, Cora Sanders Crowe; granddaughter, Kristin; two brothers, Mark and Wayne Sanders; one sister, Mary Davis; and many nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm Tuesday in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Revs. J.T. and Danny Lambert and Raymond Matthews officiated with burial in the Towstring Cemetery. 

The family received friends from 12 to 2 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315