​Chanda Tonisa Sifford

Posted at 3:14 PM on Oct 10, 2017


Chanda Tonisa Sifford, 28, of 408 Cordova Lane, Statesville, N.C., was born in Iredell County on June 22, 1989, and was the daughter of Tony Lamonte Siford and Evora Denean Glaspy. She departed this life on Saturday, October 7, 2017, in Davie County, N.C., following an automobile accident.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, William Sifford.

She was a graduate of South Iredell High School, and completed her CNA training with Job Corp. At the time of her death, she was employed by Lowes. At one time she was employed by Novolt Medical Group. She was a lifelong member of Antioch Baptist Church.

She leaves to cherish the memory of her life, in addition to her parents, Tony and Evora; two brothers, Tony (Toya) Sherrill of Salisbury and Adrian Sifford of Statesville; her paternal grandmother, Florence Wallace Sifford of Salisbury; her maternal grandparents, Donal and Juanita Glaspy of Statesville; one nephew, Malaki Sherrill; three nieces, Melani Sherrill, Miyana Sherrill and Zion Unae Sifford; her aunts and uncles, Felix (Lora) Graham and Cozette (George) Ramsey, both of Troutman, Donna Glaspy of Statesville, Ray Lynn (Donna) Glaspy of Troutman, Willam Sifford and Juanita Sifford, both of Cleveland, and Tabby Motley of Florida; her godmother, Gretchen Parker of Statesville; her godparents, John and Charlene Franklin of Kannapolis; her special babysitter – Evangelist Alvera Smith of Troutman; special friends, Sharleika Gray, Darryl Parker, and Willie Malone; and a host of special cousins, her “Panther” friends, neighbors, classmates, church family and friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Saturday, October 14, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Christian Outreach of the Piedmont. Glen J. Usry is Pastor and Rev. David Leaven will officiate. Burial will follow in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Ms. Sifford will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, where members of the family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., but will assemble at the residence of her grandparents, Donal and Juanita Glaspy, 880 Bethesda Road, Statesville, N.C.

Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary is serving the family of Chanda Tonisa Sifford.

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