Sandidge, Elizabeth Williams

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Elizabeth Williams Sandidge, 89, of Radford, Va., passed away Saturday, July 18, 2009, at Wheatland Hills Retirement Center, Fairlawn, Va. She was born September 25, 1919, in North Dakota, where her parents, James F. Williams and Sally Rosser Williams were homesteading. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert M. Sandidge; and two brothers, Fred and Bill Williams.

She was a retired employee of Radford City Schools having taught many hundreds of young people Physical Education and driver’s education. She was also guidance counselor at Radford High School. She was member of Grace Episcopal Church, Radford, Va.

Surviving are her sons, James R. Sandidge and wife, Jill, and Thomas C. Sandidge and wife, Pat; four grandchildren, Michael Sandidge, Sally Sandidge Curay, Kristi Sandidge Morris, and Katie Sandidge Buckner; and four great-granddaughters.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials might be made in Elizabeth’s name to Grace Episcopal Church, Radford, Va.

A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. on Friday, July 24, 2009, at Grace Episcopal Church The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Arrangements by DeVilbiss Funeral Home, Radford, Va.