Sandra Leigh Collis, 50, of Pecan Avenue, Wilmington, passed away Friday, January 11, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Sandra was born in Mitchell County, NC, to Johnny Charles Collis and Joan Duncan Collis. She was a member of Winter Park Baptist Church where she was a member of the Nelson Farmer Sunday School Class. She had many friends, especially those she met at Devita Dyalisis. Also, Sandra was able to live her dream of going to Disney because of the Dream Foundation.

Survivors include her parents, Joan D. and Johnny Collis, of Wilmington; a brother, Brett Collis, of Wilmington; a sister, Lisa Collis Mintz, and husband, Jeffrey, both of Shallotte; nephew, Brighton Mintz, and a niece, Brianna Mintz, both of Shallotte; and many other close friends and family.

There will be a visitation 10 AM, Monday, at Winter Park Baptist Church.

There will be a memorial service at 11:00 AM, Monday, also at the church.

The funeral service will follow at 11 AM, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Winter Park Baptist Church Centennial Fund, 4700 Wrightsville Avenue, Wilmington, NC, 28403.

Please share memories and condolences with the family at

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 South 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 910.499.1913

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2013