Willie Sansom

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 13, 2009

Willie James Sansom, 65, of Thorsby died Wednesday at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster.

He was born on Wednesday, April 26, 1944 in Chilton County, son of Willie Clyde Sansom and the late Minnie Pearl Driver Sansom.

He was a general laborer with the City of Clanton Water Department.

Surviving are his wife, Cheryl Sansom of Thorsby; two daughters, Amanda Turner of Thorsby and Teresa Evans of Thorsby; step-daughter, Tricia Foster of Thorsby; step-son, Lynn Beard of Brownwood, Texas; 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; Father, Willie Clyde Sansom of Thorsby; two brothers, Harold Sansom of Clanton and, Mickey Sansom of Clanton.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Minnie Pearl Sansom and brother, Donald Sansom.
Friends will be received from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Clanton Church of God.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Clanton Church of God with the Rev. Billy Boatwright and the Rev. Harlon Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton. Martin Funeral Home directing (www.martinfuneralhomeinc.com).