Sandra Gibson
Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home
2201 Dr. MLK St. North
St. Petersburg, FL
GIBSON, Sandra Coates "Sandy" 73, passed on Sunday, October 24. Born in Miami, Florida to Vivian J. Coates and Robert B. Coates on December 18, 1947. She was married and resided in Seminole, Florida over 60 years in Pinellas County. Survived by husband, Jim Gibson; daughter, Tara Wheeldon; two granddaughters, Morgan Wheeldon, Makena Wheeldon; brother, Michael Coates and his wife, Dee Coates; nephew, Marshall Lowe. Sandy graduated from Boca Ciega High School, continuing her education at SPJC (St Pete Junior College) and into the University of Florida where she was member of Tri Delta Sorority. She had a successful career in Treasury Management at Bank of Seminole then ending her career at South East Bank. She enjoyed spending time with family, her granddaughters, and many friends. She had a knack for gardening and had a Great love for animals. She spread her love to animals by providing continued life for many pets from numerous animal shelters. Sandy passed in the comfort of her home with family by her side. In lieu of flowers on her behalf she wanted contributions to a local SPCA or Florida all Retriever rescue. She will always be remembered for her beautiful smile, charming spirit and strong determination by all that knew her.
Published by Tampa Bay Times on Oct. 31, 2021.
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Please except my deepest sympathies as the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you be comforted by the loved ones and support of God.
Simone Taylor
November 2, 2021
My deepest condolences to Jimmy and Family.
Jerry Ademy
November 2, 2021
May all your beautiful and precious memories of Sandra, "Sandy", fill your hearts, and pray God gives you comfort, peace and strength.
Jo H.
October 31, 2021
Dear Jim & Tara: The world has lost a wonderful lady. I am so very sorry. Having been a colleague at the bank I so enjoyed working with Sandy. My heart is broken. My God bless Sandy, Jim, Tara and your whole family.
Kelley Johnson
October 31, 2021
Our thought and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Jim & Ruthanne McVey
October 29, 2021
The Zimmer family is deeply saddened by the passing of Sandy. Our condolence´s to Jim and the entire family.
Tom Zimmer
October 28, 2021
In your honor, I just helped the babies you love so much! You had such a big heart and I am so happy God let me have had you in my life. You were the best and brought so much joy to us all. I will always be there for Uncle Jim and Tara in any way I can.
October 28, 2021
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