Official Obituary of

Sallie Mary (Sanders) Rayford

February 5, 1928 ~ February 22, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Sallie Rayford Obituary

Sallie M. Rayford, 96, of Abbeville, South Carolina passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at the home of her grandson. She was a widow of the late Julius Rayford, and the daughter of the late Minnie Elmore and Henry Woody.

Sallie leaves to cherish her fond memories two sons, Larry (Ruell) Rayford, Terry (Mary) Rayford both of Abbeville, SC; a granddaughter reared in the home, Michelle (O’Neal) Killingsworth; 16 grandchildren; 46 great grandchildren; 18 great great grandchildren; a special friend, Jonelle White and children; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, church family, other relatives, and friends.

Sallie was preceded in death by her husband; parents; four sons, James Rayford, Jr., David R. Rayford, Edward Rayford, and Clerence Rayford.

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Public Viewing
March 1, 2024

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Richie Funeral Home
205 Washington Street.
Abbeville, SC 29620

Funeral Service
March 2, 2024

2:00 PM
Springfield Baptist Church
817 SC-81
Calhoun Falls, SC 29628

Interment following funeral service
March 2, 2024

Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery
817 Highway 81 N
Calhoun Falls, SC 29628


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