Rev. Winford D. Sanders, 87, of Cherokee, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. A native of Little River, Tenn., 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 will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Revs. J.T. and Danny Lambert and Raymond Matthews will officiate with burial in the Towstring Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.