About Mary Cleo Eiland:
GREENVILLE MESSENGER, THU, 6 OCT 1938, : 6
20 YEARS AGO (FAGG SANFORD MARRIED CLEO EILAND)
C.C., DAUGHTER OF
Greenville (Texas) Herald Banner,
Mon, 3 Feb 1986, page A3, Deaths, Sanford
Former Greenvillite Mary Cleo Eiland Sanford, 85,
of Route 1, Box 873, Big Sandy, died at 10 p.m. Saturday in a Mineola hospital. Graveside services
will be at 2 p.m. today at Shady Grove Cemetery with Revs. Robert Ridley and Louise Welch officiating.
Nov. 29, 1900 in Motley County, she was the daughter of C.C. and Exar Alexander Eiland. She married
Clyde Fagg Sanford Sept. 3, 1918 in Hugo, Okla. Mrs. Sanford was a member of Shady Grove Methodist Church.
are a son, Fagg Sanford Jr. of Greenville; daughter, Elayne Trimble of Big Sandy; sisters, Annie Dora
Eiland Wade of Greenville and Estelle Eiland Robland of Cincinnati, Ohio; four grandchildren; and seven
great-grandchildren. Her husband preceded her in death April 26, 1982.
Memorials may be made
to the Shady Grove Methodist Church.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons, including
Rob D. Trimble III, Dr. Fagg Sanford III, Warren Biggs, Johnny Tharp, Robin Trimble, Brian Biggs, Brett
Biggs and Tom Trimble. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.