Sandra Lee Gilkeson entered into the joy of the Lord February 2nd, 2022 at the age of 79. Sandra, or Sandy, as she was known to her many friends, was the daughter of Earlest and Mabel Sullins. She was the baby sister of Norma Jean, Richard, and Robert. Sandra was a graduate of Adrian high school.
September 10th, 1966 she married the love of her life Renner Gilkeson. She was a devoted homemaker and loving mother to three children; Roxanne, Phillip and Cindy.
Besides her family, Sandra found her calling in ministering to others. She began Puppets for Christ and entertained as Sandy the Clown at her church The New Covenant, where she served for 35 years, using her artistic talents to decorate the classrooms. Sandra loved to share her love of Christ and bring joy to others by singing at nursing homes and participating in Jolly 60’s.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son, siblings and many dear relatives and friends.
Sandra is survived by her husband Renner, daughters; Roxanne (Don Wayne) Richards and Cindy (Kent) Cogan. Her beloved grandchildren; Megan (Joe) Adkins, Phillip Shane Luttrell, Haylee (Travis) Lawson, Dalton Richards, and Hayden Cogan. Great grandchildren Joseph and Lydia Adkins and Wesley and Rhett Lawson.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri. Burial will be in the Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Missouri.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 8, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's and may be sent in care of Dickey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 432, Harrisonville, Missouri 64701.
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