Evelyn T. Sanford

Published 3:24 pm Wednesday, April 2, 2008

By Staff
Mrs. Evelyn Tetterton Sanford, age 86, a resident of 308 Smaw Road, Washington, died Monday, March 31, 2008.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens, Washington conducted by the Rev. James Greene.
The following will serve as honorary pallbearers: Jerry Woolard, Don Berry, Jim Hatcher, Curtis Atkins, Jim Kea, Frankie Watson, Steve Peele, and Jerry Cole.
Mrs. Sanford was born in Beaufort County on September 28, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Charles Bonner Tetterton and Edith Gurkins Tetterton Bell. Mrs. Sanford was a homemaker. She was a charter member of the Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church.
On March 24, 1935, Mrs. Sanford married Charles Simuel Sanford, who preceded her in death, June 28, 1973. While her husband served in the Army, Mrs. Sanford was a member of the Army Women’s Auxiliary and continued to support the auxiliary after her husband’s retirement.
Mrs. Sanford is survived by three daughters, Evelyn Elizabeth “Lib” Lewis and her husband, Ted of Washington, Brenda Faye Eberhardt and her husband, George of Springfield, Missouri, Norma Jean “Cammie Jo” Philastre and her husband, Phil of Kingwood, Texas; two sisters, Erma Cutler Alligood of Creswell, Della Peele Lassiter of Washington; five grandchildren, Lee Smith and his wife, Evelyn, Tracey Smith and her husband, Ed, Sanford Charles Philastre and his wife, Martha, Debra Sunderwirth, Diane Eberhardt; seven great-grandchildren, Ashley Chan, Ryan Smith, Brad Smith, Amber Waters, Devin Sunderwirth, Jonathan Sunderwirth and Preston Sunderwirth and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, a sister, Helen Singleton and a brother, Charles Bonner “C.B” Tetterton, Jr, preceded Mrs. Sanford in death.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at Paul Funeral Home, Washington and other times at the home of her daughter, Lib Lewis, 310 Smaw Road, Washington.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Lights of Love, c/o Beaufort County Hospital, 628 East 12th Street, Washington, NC, 27889 or Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church, 1600 Highland Drive, Washington, NC, 27889.
Condolences may sent to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Sanford family.
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