Alex Sanford, Jr., 92, of Wharton, passed away Jan. 11, 2021. Mr. Sanford was born Jan. 7, 1929 in Wharton to Alex and Oscar Mae Stephens Sanford, Sr. Sanford was machinist molder. 

He is survived by his son Claudell Sanford of Wharton; daughters: Brenda Oliver of Houston, and Carrie Sanford; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and relatives, friends and family. 

Service at the Jerusalem Baptist Church at 11 a.m., burial follows at Jerusalem Cemetery. The Rev. C.L. Wallace will officiate. Visitation at the Gooden-Hatton F.H. Chapel Friday 12-6 p.m. We at Gooden-Hatton F.H. ask that everyone wear a mask when entering the building for visitation. 


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