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Sandra Jean Bemis, 80, passed away suddenly on the morning of July 8, 2017 at Mercy Hospital.
Sandy was born August 10, 1936, in Joplin, Mo., to George and Eula Boyd. She was an RN at McCune Brooks Hospital for 30 years and became known as "Beamer".
She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Richard Bemis, in November of 2016.
Sandy leaves behind a daughter, Tammy Comer with spouse, Daren Wilkinson, of Joplin, and a son, Steven Russell, of Nixa. She also has four grandchildren, Chris Russell, of Nixa, Kari Jo Russell, of Nixa, Jeremiah Comer with spouse, Bobbi Comer, of Joplin, Samantha Palmer with spouse, Chris Palmer, of Joplin; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition Sandy is also survived by her three younger siblings, George "Bud" Boyd Jr. with spouse, Barbara Boyd, Judy K Rawlings, and Harry Boyd with spouse, Mary.
Services will include a visitation at 6 p.m. on July 12th at Mason Woodard Mortuary and graveside services at 10 a.m. on July 13th at Ozark Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason-Woodard Mortuary, of Joplin.
Published on July 12, 2017
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