Georgia Margo Sandford
November 15, 1932 – July 5, 2018
Georgia (Margo) Sandford, 85, of Knoxville, went to heaven to be with her loved ones on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Margo worked over 45 years for Tennessee School for the Deaf and was a spit fire to the end. She was preceded in death by parents; husband, Francke Sandford; son, Wilhelm (Bill) Sandford; brother, Ira Brown. She is survived by 4 daughters, Ruth, Anne, Madelyn and Sophia; 2 sons, Benjamin and Michael; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brother, David; 3 sisters, Francis, Dorothy and Shirley. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Highway, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm with a funeral service to follow at 7:00 pm with Rev. Ed Cloud and C.D. Carl officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th Street, NW Washington, DC 20037. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com.
- 4 daughters, Ruth, Anne, Madelyn and Sophia; 2 sons, Benjamin and Michael; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brother, David; 3 sisters, Francis, Dorothy and Shirley.
- Visitation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Georgia Margo Sandford
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July 11, 2018
July 9, 2018
I’m thankful I knew Margo. Visited her in her office periodically during my time at TSD. She enjoyed talking about her plants; she was helpful with questions and concerns. A special lady!
July 8, 2018
Margo was my best friend at work. I loved her so much. We did everything together. She loved flowers and animals. We would drive around the neighborhood and spot flowers and ask the owners if we could get seeds when the flowers turned to seed. We would feed the squirrels unsalted peanuts and she would save her bread from lunch to feed the geese. She was so smart and held several degrees. She taught me so much.
To her family. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. If I can do anything for you just let me know,
I have missed Margo this year and now will miss her forever.
Lots of love to you all,