Sandra L. Graves, 70

Sandra L. Graves, 70, of Millsboro, Del., and formerly of Wilmington, Del., and Florida, passed away on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.

“Sandy” was born in Wilmington on Aug. 6, 1948, to the late Charles and Marion Morris Graves.

She was a member of Bethany Community Church in Laurel, Del., where she was known as the “prayer warrior.” She was very thankful, helpful and kind to everyone.

Graves enjoyed craft day with the ladies and helping the community. She liked to crochet, make homemade cards, cooking and working in the garden. She shared the fruits of her labor with everyone. She loved being with her family and especially cooking and baking with her nieces and nephews at Christmas time. Graves was a hugger, who would hug people when she saw them and again before they left. She was a really big spirit in a small package, a very special person to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed by all.

She is survived by her four siblings, Janice M. Vickers and her husband, William H. III, of Millsboro, Charles L. Graves and his wife, Beverly, of Georgetown, Del., Marion “Patty” Graves of Wilmington and Deborah A. Hoover and her husband, Robert T. Jr., of Wilmington; 10 nieces and nephews, Billy, Tina, Kate, Lenny, Kirtis, John, Michael, Jesse, Bobby and Amber; 17 great-nieces and -nephews and two great-great nieces; many cousins, friends and her church family, who all loved her dearly.

A memorial service was held Oct. 22, 2018, at Watson Funeral Home, with inurnment at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, both in Millsboro, Del.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Bethany Community Church; 28015 Kaye Rd.; Laurel, DE 19956.

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