SANDS, Mary Gwyn Stair
Mary Gwyn Stair Sands -age71-Lake Wylie, SC. Passed away Monday March 10, 2014. Mary Gwyn was born in Knoxville, TN. To the late Mary E. Massey and the late James H. Stair on Oct. 17, 1942. Mary graduated from Young High School Knoxville, TN. She married the late Gerald L. Sands in September of 1960. Mary worked for Bellsouth, Harben Properties, Owner of Cartoon Classics and retired from Gunold & Stickma to follow her lifelong passion of caring and nurturing children for others in her home. She was a current member of Milford Baptist Church where she worked with the children’s church and ministry. Mary never met a stranger and could find a child to love anywhere she was. Mary loved animals as much as children and will buried with her friend and furry companion Sasquatch. She is survived by children Lisa Sands, Gerry Sands and Gina Sands; Grandchildren Justin Holsomback and Elizabeth Chatham and siblings Sue Connatser, Stephen Massey and Karen Massey. Special thank you to John B. Barry. A celebration of Mary’s life for friends and family will take place on Saturday the 15th of March at Milford Baptist Church 1030 Milford Church Road Marietta, GA 30060 from 2PM-4PM. In leiu of flowers the family request that memorials be made in Mary’s name to Hospice and CommunicatyCare 2275 India Hook Road Rock Hill, SC. 29732. M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Lake Wylie, SC is serving the family of Mrs. Sands.