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 will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday 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 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.