Cyrette Holliday Sanford

Published 11:26 am Tuesday, April 19, 2022

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Cyrette Holliday Sanford, 83, of Mocksville, died Saturday, April 16, 2022 at her home.

She was born June 16, 1931 in Davidson County to the late Dr. Robert Henry Holliday and Margaret Mae Bethea Holliday. Cyrette was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Mocksville and was a member of Rotary International. She also was a Paul Harris Fellow and served as the president of Joppa Cemetery Board. Cyrette was a graduate of Greensboro College. She was a dental assistant and started her own framing business. As an Air Force spouse, she travelled extensively. Her family will miss her creativity, gentle spirit, and guiding wisdom.

Survivors: her husband, Lash Gaither Sanford Jr.; daughters, Caroline Sanford Curran (Michael Sean) and Allison Sanford Jennewein (Jonathan Paul); son, Robert Gaither Sanford; brother, Robert Henry Holliday Jr. (JoBeth); and grandchildren, Hayden Kelso Jennewein, Sarah Langdon Jennewein, Paul Sanford Jennewein, Nathaniel James Jennewein, Jesse Gaither Curran, Fletcher Sean Curran, Hansford Bethea Curran and Cyrette Murphy Curran.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 23 at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dana Fruits officiating. Interment will follow in Joppa Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. The service will be available to view on the Lambert Funeral Home website.

Please consider memorials: First Presbyterian, 261 S. Main St., Mocksville, NC 27028; or charity of donor’s choice.