Sandra Sue Denton Williams, age 55, of Joplin, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at her home following a short illness.
Sandra was born Nov. 22, 1962, in Midland, Texas, to the late Garland W. Denton and Ann Collins Denton. Her family later moved to Colorado, where she graduated from Cherry Creek High School and Colorado State University.
She received her Master's Degree in Communication Disorders from University of North Texas. Sandra worked as an Audiologist for St. John's and Mercy Hospital, in Joplin, for over 20 years. Prior to that, she worked in Tulsa, Okla. and Denver, Colo. Sandra was a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and many others.
On Nov. 4, 1995, Sandra married David L. Williams, in Tulsa, he survives of the home.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Erin Sexson and husband, Chase, of Carthage; son, Denton W. Williams, of the home, and fiance', Aneese Buckler; grandchild, Clinton Sexson; brother, James Denton and wife, Stephanie, of Aurora, Colo.; uncle, James Denton and wife, Gwynne, of Albuquerque, N.M.; mother-in-law, Betty A. Williams, of Inola, Okla.; brother in-law, Robert L. Williams and wife, Tracy, of Oklahoma; sister-in-law, Crystal Turnage, of Texas; and several extended family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 4:30 p.m. at Christ Community Methodist Church, of Joplin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either, STARKEY Hearing Foundation or American Cancer Society, both in care of the mortuary.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary, Joplin.
Published on February 7, 2018