Shirley Alice Sanford, age 81, passed away on Nov. 4, 2019, while residing in a nursing home in Dallas, Texas. She was born in Searcy, Ark., on Jan. 7, 1938, to the late John W. and Mildred Rand Sanford.

Shirley attended Searcy High School and Texas Women's University, where she earned a degree in medical technology.

She is survived by a brother and sister, Billy R. Sanford and Marlee Joynes; nieces and nephews, Laura Barnett and husband David, children Ashley and Zachary, and Robin Wrisley and husband Eric, and Christopher Joynes and wife Amy, son Nicholas.

Body will be cremated and a private burial will be held at a later date.

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