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Sandra “Sandy” Sue Shoemaker, 57, of Savannah, Georgia died Monday evening, June 22, 2020, at Memorial University Medical Center.

Born in Waycross, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Forrest Hilton Shoemaker and the late Flora Jacobs Shoemaker. Sandy was a member of White Bluff United Methodist Church. She earned her Bachelor of Sports Medicine degree graduating Magna Cum Laude from Armstrong State College. Sandy was an athletic trainer for Armstrong University where she worked with the women’s basketball team and other sports. She was a former model for Elite Modeling Agency in New York. Sandy loved animals, especially her dogs Ceasar and Boo Boo, and spending time gardening with her sister Kay.

Surviving are her sister, Kay Shoemaker of Savannah; her brothers, Craig Shoemaker and his wife, Kathy, of Savannah, and Forrest Shoemaker and his wife, Iris Takahashi, of Honolulu, Hawaii; her nieces, Myriah Fitts, Heather Gralow, and Holly Taylor; her nephew, Tommy Sherrod, and her great-nieces and great-nephews, Elijah, Ethan, Ezra, Darean, Zane, Uli, Declan, Sean, Alexandra, and Charlotte.

The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon, June 27, 2020, at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

A memorial service will be held at 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon, June 27, 2020, in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by the Reverend Dr. Josh Duckworth. Interment will be private.

Remembrances: The Humane Society for Greater Savannah – 7215 Sallie Mood Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31406-3922 or a charity of the donor’s choice.

You are invited to view Sandy’s memorial service by clicking here.

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  1. Spencer Wheeler says:

    Sandy was always positive and had a great attitude. She will be missed and the world was a better place with her in it . So sad for the family and friends .

  2. Karen Bland Donell says:

    Sandy and I were friends since high school. Always sweet and positive to everyone. I will miss her dearly . Fly High Sandy!. Prayers and blessings to the family.

  3. Sammy Groover says:

    Always enjoyed being around Sandy and the whole Shoemaker family. Great people and made my life richer to know them. Praying for them all during this difficult time.

  4. Jan Shoemaker Jenevein says:

    Heartfelt condolences for the loss of my dear sweet cousin Sandy! You have always been so beautiful and kind hearted. I knew Craig, Forrest & Kay well but being 15 years younger, And not living close, I did not know Sandy as well & I regret that. I know that everyone is heartbroken and I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Rest well Sandy and rejoice in heaven with your beloved parents. In deepest Spmpathy. Jan & Gary Jenevein

  5. Joy Wainwright says:

    My heartfelt condolences to the Shoemaker family.
    Sandy was the sweetest person with the kindest gentle soul. May she rest inPeace forever more.

  6. Deborah Myers Powell says:

    High school friends! Rest in peace Sandy

  7. William Edwards says:

    I’m shocked . I knew Sandy since the early 80s . I met her thru my dear friend Jeff Henry , who also sadly passed away over 5 years ago. Sandy was a beautiful girl and lady . A sweet gentle soul , very kindhearted. So sad that she had so many health problems over the years . Sympathies to Kay and the family . The whole family made you feel like you were a family member too

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