Dorothy Jean Brafford


December 8, 1951 ~ November 17, 2022

Dorothy Jean “Sissy” Wilson Brafford, 70, of Sanford, passed away at home on Thursday, November 17, 2022.

The family received friends on Monday, November 21, 2022, at Smith Funeral Home in Broadway.

Dorothy was the daughter of Sherwood and Doris Knight Wilson, who preceded her in death, along with her son, Grady Brafford; brothers, Donnie Wilson, Jim Wilson, Snowball Wilson, Larry Wilson, Peanut Wilson; and sisters, Lumpy Wilson and Barbara Ann Wilson.

Surviving is her husband of 43 years, George Brafford of the home; sons, Michael and Gene Brafford of Sanford; siblings, Betty “Moe” Wilson Dennis of Lillington, Harold Wilson of Sanford; and one granddaughter. Online condolences can be made at