Violet B. Lanford
GRAY COURT- Violet Bland Lanford, 101, of 62 Topaz Drive went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at NHC of Laurens.
She was born July 1, 1919 in Salem, Virginia to the late Clarence Herbert and Lula Ann Mills Bland and was the widow of James Marshall Lanford Sr. She was a member of Emma Gray Memorial United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
Surviving are one daughter, Jeanette Greene of Gray Court; one son, James Marshall “Jim” Lanford Jr. of Sumter; 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Yvonne Atchley, 2 sisters, 3 brothers, 3 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Private family graveside services will be held Friday, November 6, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Spartanburg by Rev. Carrol Caldwell.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Mobile Meals, 419 East Main Street, Spartanburg, S.C. 29302.
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