Sandra Lee Stoops, 39, of St. Jacob, Ill., born Dec. 22, 1976, in Camp Lejeune, N.C., died Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, Ill.
Sandra was a member of The Pentecostals of Troy, Troy, Ill. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter, and friend to many.
She was preceded in death by her uncle, Howard Lee Bradshaw; and a cousin, Randallyn Grater.
Surviving are her parents, Rick Lockeby of St. Louis, Mo., and Deborah, nee Bradshaw, (Larry) Rowe of Troy, Ill.; a son, Gavin A. Stoops; a daughter, Samantha Kelsay, both of Troy, Ill.; her sisters, Natalie (Chris) Shaffer of Anna Marie Island, Fla., Misty L. (Matthew) Jones of Bradenton, Fla., Erika (Chris) Fleming of Preston, Conn., Jesse (Jason) Parish of Maryville, Ill., and Larra Rowe of Troy, Ill.; her brothers, Nathan (Amie) Rowe of Springfield, Ill., and Levi Rowe of Bradenton, Fla.; grandparents, Bishop Howard and Anna, nee Zellers, Bradshaw, and Jim and Rosie, nee Schiefer, Lockeby, all of St. Jacob, Ill.; aunts and uncles, Vicki and Randy Grater of St. Jacob, Ill., Vickie and Bob Eldridge of Staunton, Ill., Cindy and Paul Thompson of St. Jacob, Ill., Rev. Brian and Lori Bradshaw of Troy, Ill., Connie Welch Bradshaw of St. Jacob, Ill.; many cousins, great-aunts and uncles; and a host of other family and friends.
Memorials may be made to the family, and will be received at the funeral home. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at: www.Richesonfh.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, June 30, 2016, at The Pentecostals of Troy Church, 8965 Route 162, Troy, Ill., with Bishop Howard Bradshaw, Rev. Paul Thompson and Rev. Andy Eldridge officiating. Burial will be in Keystone Cemetery, St. Jacob, Ill.
RICHESON FUNERAL HOME, Troy, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 28, 2016