Mrs. Mattie Moss Sanford Morris

Mrs. Mattie Moss Sanford Morris, 84, of Ellijay, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

She was born July 28, 1933, in Pickens County to the late William Arthur and Mary Manda Mullins Moss. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. 

She is preceded in death by husbands, Luther Sanford and James Morris; grandson, Chad Sanford; and several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by sons and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Emuel Sanford, Ricky and Faye Sanford, all of Ellijay; daughters and son-in-law, Angelena Sanford, Joy and Robert Russell, all of Ellijay; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2018, from the Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Banks, the Rev. David Nicholson and the Rev. John Reece officiating. 

Music was by the church choir. 

Pallbearers were  Eric Sanford, David Robinson, Dillion Sanford, Dakota Sanford, Garrett Wright, Shelby Rawlins and Cole Sanford. 

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Old Timers Quilting Group. 

Interment was in the church cemetery.

Donations can be made to the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery fund, c/o Jerry Moss, 271 Orchard Road, Ellijay, GA 30540, in memory of Mrs. Morris.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
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