Stella E. Sanford, 90, of Afton, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the home of her caregiver and special niece: Alice Morgan.\n \nStella was well known throughout the family as an exceptional cook, enjoying get-togethers with friends and family; she felt the more the merrier. In her words, “I am not a baker, I’m a professional chef.” She and her husband loved small animals and enjoyed traveling together.\n \nShe is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Larry and Linda Young of Lewisburg, TN; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews.\n \nShe was preceded in death by her husband: Robert “Bob” Sanford.\n \nThe family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Advanced Home Health.\n \nThe family will receive friends Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 12-2PM at Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton. The funeral service will follow visitation at 2PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dr. Jack Morgan officiating. Interment will be in Graceland Memorial Gardens. Family will be pallbearers. \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nStella Elizabeth Sanford, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.