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 Sawnie Sanford Spinks

Sawnie Sanford Spinks

Birth
Death 16 May 2002 (aged 68)
Burial Arvin, Kern County, California, USA
Plot SECTION 11 SITE 358
Memorial ID 86863267 · View Source
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YNTSN US NAVY KOREA
Sawnie Sanford Spinks was born in Lamesa, Texas. He attended school and college in Lubbock, Texas prior to a tour in the Navy. Upon his discharge, Sawnie and wife, Pat, moved to Bakersfield in 1954. He worked for Richfield Oil for several years until opening Sawnies Bookkeeping Service that catered to numerous farm operations in the Old River Road area.

Sawnie is survived by his wife, Pat; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Mark Patt; 3 grandchildren, Shana William, Justin and Crista Patt; and one great grandson, Bryan Patt and his mother, Alexis Seymour. His grandchildren were considered his greatest gifts from God.

He is also survived by a special sister, Barbara Timberlake; brother and wife, Robert Lyndell and Pat Spinks. He also had many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and their families. He is now with his mother, Evalena Spinks, who passed in January 2000.

The family wishes to thank Mercy Hospital, Dr. Tran and all of the thoughtful staff.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his name to cancer research. (Bakersfield Californian 5/21/2002)


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  • Created by: Bev Winship
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86863267
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sawnie Sanford Spinks (25 May 1933–16 May 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86863267, citing Bakersfield National Cemetery, Arvin, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by Bev Winship (contributor 46831240) .