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Former mayor of Sanford dies

Posted August 30, 2010

Tommy Chester Mann Sr., 88, who served as an alderman and mayor of Sanford in the 1950s and 60s, died last Friday, the Sanford Herald reported.

Mann was born in Jonesboro and served in the Air Force during World War II.

He is survived by Sarah, his wife of 69 years, three children, Tommy Jr. , Randy and Peggy Hendley; two brothers Lindsay Mann, of Greenville, S.C., and Shelton Mann, of Orlando, Fla.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


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  • sayitoutloud Sep 1, 2010

    Mr. Mann was one of the nicest people you would ever meet. Thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  • nonemeant Aug 30, 2010

    69 years!! God bless yall.