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Sandra E. �Sandi� Mayes

2019-12-17

Sandra E. �Sandi� Mayes, age 71 of Yulee, FL passed away on Monday, December 16, 2019 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville.

She was born in Greenville, South Carolina to the late Herbert M. Elrod and Doris R. Taylor.

Sandi was a very prolific reader, she loved books and when she was finished with them she was so happy to donate them to Friends of the Library several times a year. She loved crosswords and watching Jeopardy and would call out the right answers before the contestants on TV could. Her husband �Wayne� and she would travel all over to see Dirt Track Racing. They often went to Bristol, and various other races, Sandi was a big fan of Bill Elliot. She enjoyed music and had gone several times with her husband to the Jacksonville Jazz Festival. Over the years they saw several musicians like Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, the band Spyro Gyra and so many more. She has several pictures with Lee Roy Parnell on his tour bus. She loved to travel mostly because she would get to be with family whether it was a Cruise, a cabin in the mountains, a trip to visit with her best friend and Mother- In -Law, Geneva Mayes.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Milton Wayne Mayes in 2009; her daughter Melody Yvette Googe, 2014; and her sister Linda Arnold, 2008.

She leaves behind her son, Charles Bedwell and his wife Kimberly of Yulee, Florida; grandchildren, Taylor Googe, Richard Jeremiah �Jamie� Bedwell, Keith Howard Googe, Jakobe Seamus Foster Bedwell and his wife Alyssa; brothers, Steven M. Elrod and his wife Terri and Randall Wayne �Randy� Elrod and his wife Janet. She also leaves behind many beloved nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Services to remember and celebrate her life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 28, 2019 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard.

Her family will receive friends from 1:30 pm until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Memories

JANET ELROD December 21, 2019
What a beautiful person inside and out. She always welcomed me with open arms, a smile, a hug, and the most understanding words. I will forever miss her.

MARY AND SCOTT HART December 21, 2019
Sorry for your loss Kim and Ricky. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

LEO AND TRACY CRYDER December 21, 2019
Ricky and Kim it will be so hard looking across the street and not seeing Sandi. Hard not being able to pick up the phone to call her to chat and not seeing her and our dog Bruno having a moment at our fence.She was a great neighbor and an even better person to know. We love y�all and will miss her so much !

REBECCA ELROD December 21, 2019
My favorite aunt who always had a smile on her face and always an ear to listen no matter what! She was so much like granny! Aunt sandi you will forever be missed and loved for the awesome person you are!??

LINA ACOSTA December 21, 2019
So sorry for your loss. She was a sweetheart of a person and a joy to talk to and play cards with. Praying for you and the family. ????

DEANN BAKER BERGER December 21, 2019
So sorry to hear this. Such a sweet person she was.

KIM LYONS WILLIS AND FAMILY December 21, 2019
So sorry for your loss�know your family and friends will be in our thoughts and prayers??

LYNDA MAYES SMALL December 21, 2019
What a wonderful soul Sandi had. She was truly a what you see is what you get�my kinda person. She will be missed. Rest In Peace my Sister.

THERESA & JAMES SHEPARD December 21, 2019
So sorry for your loss . Praying for your family