Sandra Ann Mitchell entered eternal rest on Friday July 16, 2021, at the age of 66. She was born in New Orleans, LA on May 26, 1955 to Barbara Hamilton and the late Marshall Whittey. She was married to the late David Ray. Sandra leaves to cherish her memories: her mother Barbara (Leonard) Hamilton, loving children LaQuita "Queen" Granger and Eddie Granger; granddaughter Ericka, grandson Eddie, great-grandkids Ja'shy, Dayvani, Eddie, and Destinee; sisters Donna McDaniel, Lynette Mitchell, Joan (Jimmy) Cooper Katina Mitchell, Blanche Whittey, Tashea Walsh; brother Joshua (Joan) Mitchell and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and beloved friends. She was preceded in death by her husband David Ray, father Marshall Whittey, brother Curtis Mack and two grandsons Jonathan Jamal "Punkin" Granger and Bryant Jamal Granger. Sandra attended Clark High School and Frederick Vocational School. She was previously employed by Atlantic Envelope and Winn Dixie's floral department. She previously attended Divine Grace Temple Baptist Church and Galilee Baptist Church. Sandra will be remembered for her love of cooking and clothing as well as being an avid shopper. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She had a special bond with her two oldest grandsons, Punkin and Bryant who preceded her in death. Family and friends are invited to attend her Celebration of Life Service on Thursday, July 22, 2021 for 1:00 p.m. at The Boyd Family Funeral Home, 5001 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans, LA 70126. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. All attendees are required to wear face masks. Interment is private. Guestbook Online: www.anewtraditionbegins.com
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Published by The Times-Picayune from Jul. 20 to Jul. 22, 2021.