Sanya D. Shackford, 78, died Oct. 4, 2010 in Belfast.

She was born in Monticello Dec. 18, 1931, a daughter of William and Erma (Stockford) Folsom. She was a graduate of Zion Bible Institute.

Sanya loved her family, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed gospel music, game shows and playing bingo. She will be remembered as a kind woman by those who knew her.

She was predeceased by a 3-year-old son, William; and four brothers, Austin, Randolph, Alton and Spencer.

Survivors include three children, Nancy Scott and her husband, Lewis, of Littleton, Kenneth Shackford of Belfast and Philip Shackford and his wife, Jessica, of Auburn; four siblings, Inez Sanborn of Houlton, Alden Folsom of Cary, Patricia Grant of Tennessee and Leston Folsom of Portland; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special friend and caregiver, Donna Cheney, of New Brunswick, Canada.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are with Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at