Sifford, Earlene Beatrice

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Earlene Beatrice Sifford, 88, of Killeen, TX and formerly of Pearisburg, VA, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2022. She was born October 13, 1933 in Bluefield, WV, the daughter of the late James Augusta & Sadie May Stowers Sifford.

Earlene was a hard worker, who cared for everyone and provided a beautiful home and loving environment for her family. She was known for her amazing culinary talents. She was known as a very domestic person who was very giving and always had a smile on her face. She enjoyed her life in California and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Augusta & Sadie May Stowers Sifford, her step-mother, Ethel Eaton Sifford, her infant son, Danny, two brothers, Nathan Daniel Sifford and James Buford Sifford and an infant sister.

Left to cherish her memory are two brothers, Roger Sifford, TX, and Rev. Billy Joe Sifford, TN; her children, Barbara Saunders, Brenda Saunders and Jim Saunders, all of CA; her grandchildren, Kerry Cosmitis, Jason Trinidad, Shawn Trinidad, Spencer Saunders and “J.P.” Saunders; several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

Service arrangements are incomplete and will be posted when available.

The Sifford family is in the care of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen, TX and locally in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate,, (540) 921-2985.