Ruth Helen Sanford, 88, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Heritage Health Center, Hammond.  She was born on August 6, 1930 in Jacksonville, Fla.  She loved reading her Bible and Mother Goose books.

Ruthie is survived by her cousins Florence Nelson,Greenwood, S.C., Dinah Ricks, Portland, Or., Charles S. And Trang Labbe', Mandeville,La., Thomas E. and Vicky Labbe', Stephen L. and Jan Labbe', and John H. and Trisha Labbe'.

Ruth is preceded in death by her parents Larry and Helen Denton Sanford and special aunt Elizabeth Denton Labbe'.

Graveside services will be held at Holly Garden Cemetery,Hammond, La., at 11:00 Monday, May 20, 2019.

Special thanks to North Oaks Health System and United Medical Rehab Hospital.