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Sandra Lynn "Sandy" Widener

May 31, 1947 — April 8, 2023

Silas Creek Chapel

Sandra Lynn "Sandy" Widener

 

Ms. Sandra Lynn Widener "Sandy", 75, passed away on April 8, 2023, at Mallard Ridge Assisted Living in Clemmons.  She was born on May 31, 1947, to Dexter Sanders and Virginia Calloway Widener in Kingsport, TN.  The family moved to Winston-Salem shortly after her birth.  Sandra attended Sedge Garden Elementary School and Griffith Elementary School.  She graduated in 1965, the last graduating class from Griffith High School.  As her health allowed, she was a faithful member of Pinedale Christian Church (formerly Sprague Street Church of Christ).  She graduated in 1969 from Milligan College with a BA degree.  Her first job was school teaching in Wilkes County, followed by a year teaching in Florida.  She returned to Winston-Salem and began her 35-year career at Wachovia Bank in the International Department.  Throughout her life, she loved everything related to church, family, friends, babies, counted cross-stitch, teddy bears, antiques, books, and Christian music and missions.  She is survived by her sister, Judith Gail Widener, and her brother, William Jeffry Widener (wife Jonia), two nephews, Gregory Scott (Monica), and Steven Cory Widener, three great nieces, Madison Grace (Maddie), Audrey Leigh and Cara Anne Widener.  A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 2:00 pm, April 13, 2023, at Pinedale Christian Church, with Ministers Matthew Sink and Danny Spainhour officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00pm at the church.  The burial will be on Friday, April 14, 2023, at 10:00am at Parklawn Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pinedale Christian Church, 3395 Peters Creek Parkway, WSNC, 27127 or to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC  27292.  Online condolences can be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.

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