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Sandra June Holley Alford
Dec. 13, 1952 – Aug. 17, 2019
Sandra Alford
Sandra June Holley Alford (1952-2019)

Sandra June Holley Alford

Dec. 13, 1952 – Aug. 17, 2019

Family and friends of Sandra June Holley Alford are invited to attend a Celebration of Life and Remembrance Memorial at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Free Will Baptist Church, 225 E. Orangeburg Ave., Modesto.

Sandra June Holley Alford, 66, passed from this life Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 after a short, courageous battle with leukemia.

Born December 13, 1952 in Modesto, Sandra she was the beloved daughter of her survived parents, Patsy Crawford of Ceres and Clinton Alford of Payson, Ariz. Sandy graduated from Ceres High School in 1971.

Sandy never met a stranger. She was fearless and truly lived to inspire. She was a world traveler who loved water. She recently retired in Elk Grove to be with her children after a successful career in healthcare and human resources. In her free time, she enjoyed soaking up the sun, singing, dancing, and mingling with cherished friends and family. She volunteered at Inspire Academy where she was regularly pampered by her students. Sandy was living her best life!

Sandy is survived by her daughter, Devon Dean and husband Rondell of Elk Grove; her son, Jared Simms of Los Angeles; her grandchildren, which she loved unconditionally, Elijah, David, Jhanae, Bradyn, Leilani, Armon, Karla, Joseph, and Travon; her adored sisters, Brenda McGuire and husband Roy Dean of Ceres, Rebecca Linam of Ceres, and Sherryl Hanto and husband David of San Luis Obispo; her brother, Rodger Holley of Ceres; and a host of nieces, nephews and dear friends. Sandy was preceded in death by sisters Linda and Verna and three brothers, Junior, Charlie, and Billy.

–Ceres (Calif.) Courier

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019