Sandra Hooker Nay, 73, Seymour, formerly of Dupont, Hanover and Versailles, passed away at 11:19 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Schneck Medical Center, Seymour.
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Born June 20, 1939, in Madison, she was the daughter of Verne and Louise Leinenweber Hooker. She was united in marriage to Stanley R. Nay on April 11, 1963, in Deputy.
Sandra was raised in Dupont and was a 1957 graduate of Dupont High School. She was a 1961 graduate of Indiana University and received her bachelor's degree in elementary education and later received her master's degree from Indiana University.
Sandra and Stanley had lived in Versailles for 30 years, where she taught second grade at South Ripley Elementary School for 19 years. Sandra retired after 24-and-a-half years of teaching elementary education. She was a devoted wife and loving mother. She was an avid reader, enjoyed shopping, loved animals and enjoyed being with her daughters. Sandra had lived in Seymour the past five years.
Survivors include her husband of nearly 50 years, Stanley R. Nay, Seymour; two daughters, Alicia Nay and her husband, Robin Karmolinski, Seymour, and Tobey Nay-Tucker and her husband, Chris, of Fishers; two sisters, Joyce Ashbrook, Hanover, Shirley Griffith and her husband, Norman, Pearland, Texas; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Merrill and Gayle Nay, Madison, Carolyn and Walt Henley, Greens Fork, Neva and Merton Chun, Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Lavaughn Eads, Smithville; several nieces and nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Verne and Louise Leinenweber Hooker; and a brother-in-law, Russell Ashbrook.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, with Brother Bob Hicks officiating. Interment will be at Springdale Cemetery in downtown Madison.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 11 a.m. until time of service Monday at the funeral home.
The family requests memorials be given to
or Ripley County Humane Society.
Published in Tribune from Feb. 1 to Feb. 5, 2013