Sandy  Sandford


Services for Casondra Jean "Sandy" Sanford, 75, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Friday at The River Church. The Rev. Matt Brown will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sanford passed away Monday, May 13, 2019, at her home.
She was born Oct. 9, 1943, at St. Petersburg, Florida, to Charlie and Fay Gay Pratz. She and her family moved to Oklahoma City when she was 5.
She graduated from Putnam City High School in 1961, where she was a member of the "12 year" club. She graduated from Draughons Business College in 1962. She worked at Kerr McGee Oil for 15 years.
She married the love of her life, Dean Sanford, on March 8, 1975, and he preceded her in death Jan. 9, 2002. Sandy worked as the church secretary for First Pentecostal Holiness Church and Evangelistic Temple. She was a member of The River Church.
Survivors include her three children, Dee Ann Schroyer and husband, Richard, Shawnee, Larry Sanford and wife, Jeannie, Edmond, and Judy Bill Sanford of Dallas; her grandchildren, Shannon Dies, Oklahoma City, Kelly and Brad Ashford, Edmond, Haley and Ben Gremilion, Oklahoma City, Sarah and Matt Brown, Edmond, Lacey and Zach Gilliam, Edmond, Lance Schroyer, Owasso, and Jill and Doug Zellmer, St. Charles, Missouri; her great-grandchildren, Ashton Schoonover, Collin Schoonover, Sloane Ashford, Hayes Ashford, Lydia Gremillion, Evie Gremillion, Cooper Brown, Brody Brown, Aubrey Schroyer, Cayden Schroyer, Xia Zellmer, Xaida Zellmer and Xander Zellmer; a great-great-grandchild, Jacobie Dean Schoonover; also a beloved best friend, Mille Grace.
She was preceded in death by her parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lawrence and Mildred Sanford; and brother-in-law, Lawrence Sanford Jr.
Bearers will be Sandy Schutte, Collin Schoonover, Donald Veal, Gene Garner,Hugh Bonner, and Lance Bonner. Honorary bearers will be Ron Bates, Jack Rahm, Don Clark and Bob Jeter.
In lieu of flowers, the family asked those who wish may make memorials to The River Church, Children's Ministry, 1930 Arlington St., Ada, OK 74820.
Published on May 15, 2019
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Judy Myers Tubbs
May 22, 2019
Judy Bill, I was so sorry to hear about your mother. Wendell Mann and I are together and we both remember you as a good friend. Hope you are well.
Bob and Anna Graves
May 20, 2019
We are sorry to hear this. Such a special person.......
Precious woman of God.
Jerry L Russell
May 16, 2019
I became acquainted with Sandy when I started attending the Wednesday morning women's bible study. I always enjoyed visiting with her. She had the sweetest personality; she will be missed.
Janet Brown
May 15, 2019
Sandy and I loved to talk about our dogs and we could talk Oklshoma state football. Before we would hang up on the phone we always told each other that I love you. RIP Peace Sany my friend and I will definitely miss you. You are now with Millie and Dean again.