February 3, 1944 ~ October 26, 2019
Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Jewel Dean Ball Sanford, 75, of Asheville, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019.
A native of Buncombe Co., Jewel was a daughter of the late Grady Fidell Ball and Kathleen Trivette Ball. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ervin L. Sanford, in November 2018.
Mrs. Sanford worked as an LPN, and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Surviving are her daughter, Kathy Duncan (Lawson); son, Kevin Caldwell; step-son, Rev. Ron Rhodes (Pam); three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Dianne Fryar and Wanda Ingle; and brother, Dennis Ball (Mable).
A celebration of life service will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, October 30, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, with Rev. Keith Watkins officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 11:00 to 12:00 prior to the service. Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Western Carolina State Veteran’s Cemetery in Black Mountain.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.
Burial: October 30, 2019 3:00 pm
Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711