Ruby V. Sanford, 90, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, December 27, 2013, at her daughter’s residence in Florence, SC.
Mrs. Sanford was born in Hertford, NC a daughter of the late Hayden Spruill and Margaret “Maggie” Rogerson Spruill. She was a member of the Azalea Garden Church in Virginia Beach for approximately 60 years.
In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by a son, George “Mel” Sanford.
She is survived by her loving husband, George Edward Sanford, with whom she would have celebrated 74 wonderful years together on Monday, December 30, 2013, children, Joan Brandon and her husband, David of Florence, Terry Sanford and his wife, Sharon of Virginia Beach; daughter-in-law, Gerry Sanford of Chesapeake, 10 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and many other loving family members and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 31st at 3:00 pm in Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park on Thursday at 1 pm.
Memorials may be made to Azalea Garden Church, 1541 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.
Condolences may be offered to the family at altmeyer.com