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James Leroy Sanford, 90, of Scott City died Thursday, May 4, 2006, at his home.
He was born Nov. 15, 1915, at Delta, son of William and Nancy Jane Mills Sanford. He and Laura Mae Humphrey were married Jan. 4, 1936, at Jackson.
Sanford was a presser at Ely Walker Co. in Illmo, and then worked 32 years at Missouri Utilities, retiring in November 1980.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Betty Rosenquist of Scott City; two brothers, Harvey Sanford of Cahokia, Ill., William Sanford of Scott City; four grandchildren, Deaonna (Paul) Dale, Edward Jr. and James William Ressel, and Deborah (Rick) Tittle; five great-grandchildren, Ian, Isaac and Eric Dale, Amber and Sean Dannenmueller.
He was preceded in death by a brother and five sisters.
Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 4 to 8 p.m. today.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. Jack Owens officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery.