CHARLESTON - Charlie Sanford, 85, died Oct. 1, 2006, at his home in Charleston.
Born May 10, 1921, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late Walter and Cora Stevenson Sanford, he had lived in Missouri for over 70 years.
Survivors include: two stepsons, Charlie Smith and William Smith of St. Louis; three stepdaughters and a son-in-law, Earline Smith of Rockford, Ill., and Frankie Smith and Ruth Ann and Greg Frazier of Charleston; and a special niece, Anna Reed of Wilson City.
Visitation will begin at noon Friday until time for services at 1 p.m. at the St. Mark Baptist Church. The Rev. Wiley Reed will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.
Williams Funeral Home of Charleston is in charge of arrangements.