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Sandra Mercedes (Overton) Woods

September 24, 1949 ~ February 12, 2022 (age 72)

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In Loving Memory a Tribute to Our:

Mother, Sister, Aunt, Niece, Cousin, and Friend

Sandra Overton Woods, was born September 24, 1949, in Austin, Texas and gained her wings February 12, 2022 at Hearthstone Nursing Center.  She was the oldest of three daughters born to Nicholas Overton and Doris Washington Overton both who preceded her in death.

She attended high school in Dallas, TX as well as Austin, TX where she graduated from Reagan High School in 1968.  Sandra attended Huston Tillotson College where she was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and received a B.S. degree.  She furthered her education at Atlanta University in Atlanta, GA and graduated with a M.S. degree in 1974.

After graduation Sandra relocated to Chicago, IL and married.  From this union she had two daughters.  She relocated to Austin, TX and resided there until her untimely death.
Sandra was a longtime member of Victory City Church, where she attended faithfully with her Mother until her health failed.  She loved and cherished her church family.

Sandra Overton Woods, is survived by her two beautiful daughters Larice Natasha Woods and Rhonda Gayle Woods, two sisters Corliss Overton Miller, Madie Overton, Griffith, nephew David Miller, two nieces Jasmine Marshall and Miyaka Griffith, and a great-niece Heavenly Miller and great-nephew Iniko Miller and a host of other relatives.  She will be missed deeply by her family and church family.

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