Sandra Nell FLOYD

Sandra Nell Floyd

ATHENS, IL - Sandra Nell Floyd, 75, passed away on Wednesday April 9, 2014 at her residence in Athens.

She was born May 31, 1938, in Jacksonville to Harold and Edna Hammond Thompson. She married William Floyd, Jr., on Jan. 23, 1959, in Springfield and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1994.

Mrs. Floyd is survived by her sons, Doug (fiancé, Shawn Masters) of Auburn and Joel Floyd of Athens; one daughter, Cindi Rhinehart of Monticello; eight grandchildren: Jamie, Doug and Jeff Floyd, Jennifer, Nathan and Billi Jo Rhinehart, Joey Floyd, Jr., and Alicia Floyd; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Kevin Holland of Springfield; and one sister, Janie Evans of New Athens, IL.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Gust and Kathy Holland, and brothers, Jimmy and Dale Thompson.

Sandra worked at Lincoln Land Community College with the displaced homemaker program and as a graphic artist. Her passion was modern art and she received Student of the Year Honors at Lincoln Land but her favorite and most treasured role was as a homemaker raising her family. She was also a member of West Side Christian Church.

A funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen St., with burial to follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery. The family will meet friends one hour prior to funeral services on Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lincoln Land Community College Art Department and please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Bisch & Son Funeral Home
505 East Allen Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 544-5424

Published in The State Journal-Register on Apr. 13, 2014