Mr. Samuel Langston “Sam” Wofford, age 69, of Kennedy Road, Ft. Payne, AL, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Wofford was born May 25, 1940 in Chattooga County, GA. He was a salesperson and a member of the New Canaan Non-Denominational Church.Mr. Wofford was preceded in death by his father and mother, Edgar Jennings and Annie Mae Langston Wofford; brother, Larry Wofford; and mother-in-law, Vivian Louise Kennedy
.Survivors are his wife, Faye Kennedy Wofford of Ft. Payne, AL; sonand daughter-in-law, Randall & Kay Wofford of LaFayette, GA; daughters, Donna Wofford Bullard of Gaylesville, Al and Brenda Wofford Martin of Summerville, GA; brothers, Harold Wofford of Cleveland, TN, Dale Wofford of Westland, Michigan and Jerry Wofford of Menlo, GA; sister, Martha Ann Smith of Trion, GA; step-daughters, Paula Garrison of Summerville, GA and Patricia Campbell of Trion, GA; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 2pm from the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home with Rev. Bud Davis and Rev. Jerry Williams officiating. Interment will be in Trinity Methodist Church Cemetery in Henegar, Al.
Mr. Wofford will lie-in-state Friday, August 7, 2009 at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 9pm.
Pallbearers will be Edward Kennedy, Jeff Wofford, Tony Blansit, Edwin Blansit, Brandon Carlton and J. T. Campbell. Honorary pallbearer will be Howell Wofford.
Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mr. Samuel Langston “Sam” Wofford who passed away on Thursday.