WILLIE MARIE (CRANE) SANSOM, age 104 of Verbena, passed away on June 29, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Chilton County on February 21, 1916; the daughter of the late John Clifton Crane and the late Daisy Landers Crane.
She was a homemaker.
She is survived by: Daughter, Maurine Sansom (Arnold) DeLoach of Verbena; Daughter-in-Law, Margaret Sansom of Thorsby; Daughter-in-Law, Renee Stewart of Marietta, GA; 8 Grandchildren; 16 Great-Grandchildren; and 11 Great-Great Grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by: Husband, Charlie Sansom; Son, Charles Edward Sansom; Son, Samuel Morris Sansom; Granddaughter, Charlotte Harris; and Grandson, Karl Turner.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 11:00am from the Chapel of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton with Rev. Glenn Bonds officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow in the Pleasant Valley Baptist Cemetery in Verbena, AL.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Cheryl, Charlene, Jimmy and the staff of Kindred Hospice of Montgomery; and also Dr. Cherrie Herrera and staff for the care provided to Mrs. Sansom. They also wish to express special gratitude to Rex and Kathy Watson.
The family request in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Gideon’s International for the purchase of Bibles.
Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.
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