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May 14, 1949 ~ June 9, 2022

Cindy Truitt, 73, of Sanford, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Central Carolina Hospital.

A funeral service was held in the chapel at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Eddie Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Buffalo Cemetery.

She was the daughter of James D. and Jean Santos Ashley, who preceded her in death. Cindy co-owned a cleaning business.

Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Larry; daughters, Mandy and Jamie Hicks, both of Bath; one granddaughter; siblings, Susan Strusa of Portsmouth, Virginia, Nancy Johnson of Hampton, Virginia, and David Ashley of Portsmouth.

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