HANAHAN SC – Sandra Marie (Walker) Stokes-Byars, 82, of Hanahan SC, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2022, at Viviant Healthcare of Hanahan in SC. Sandra was born in Columbia SC to Willie Walker and Marie Walker-Maupin on October 15, 1939. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Blondel Brooks; husband Joe C. Stokes, and husband William Byars. She is survived by siblings: Shirley Evans of Chicago IN, Brenda Jett of Middleburg FL, Kenneth Maupin of Santa Clara CA; daughter, Cathy Mitchell (Darrell) of Summerville SC, sons, David Stokes of Moncks Corner SC, Jeff Stokes of Willow Springs MO; four grandchildren: Wayne Suiter (Angela) of Goose Creek SC, Jenny Suiter of Eutawville SC, Lee Stokes (Diana) of Lacey Washington, Michael Stokes of Nashville TN; and four great-grandchildren: Kyle Milner of Goose Creek SC, Elliot Suiter of Goose Creek SC, Joseph Stokes and Zachary Stokes of Lacey WA; and her lifelong close relationship with cousin, Margaret Ruth Wilson (Columbia SC). Her passion was gardening and making a home for her family wherever the Navy sent Joe and Sandra, finally returning to and retiring in their home in Goose Creek. She was loved by family and friends alike with her sweet smile, gentle voice and laugh. Visitation will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2022, followed by a Memorial Service at 1:00 p.m. at Simplicity-Lowcountry Cremation & Burial Services, 281 Treeland Drive, Ladson SC. Her family would like to extend a special thank you of deep appreciation to the nursing staff of Viviant Healthcare of Hanahan who cared for her with such dedication and to ProMedica Hospice Care for their care both physically and spiritually.
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