Sandra “Sandi” Lee Markley, age 81 of Cuba, passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at Phelps Health in Rolla.
Sandi was born September 6, 1940, in St. Louis a daughter to the late John Ross and Ada Lee Kelly. Ada later married Frank G. Warner and he also preceded Sandi in death.
Sandi worked as an ER and trauma center nurse and later worked as an OB/GYN nurse at Phelps County Hospital before retiring.
Sandi was united in marriage to Jack D. Markley on May 5, 1956, in Glendale, MO. He preceded her in death on May 6, 2005, after 49 years of marriage.
Sandi enjoyed ceramics in her younger years, working on puzzle’s, playing Bingo, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.
Sandi is survived by her children, Kelly L. Malady of Hesperia, CA, Joseph J. Markley of House Springs, Timothy F. Markley of Cuba, and Carrie A. Markley of Linn; 17 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Sarah Jo Robinson of Cuba; a brother-in-law, Ralph Prickett, and his wife Susie of Cuba as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
In addition to her father, mother, loving stepfather, and her beloved husband, Sandi was preceded in death by two sons, Daniel J. Markley, and Dennis J. Markley; a brother, Jackie Ross; three granddaughters, Brandy Lee Markley, Astrid Rose Markley, Mary “Molly” Joshua Markley; one great grandson, Damon Markley and two daughters-in-law, Diana June Markley, and Katherine “Kathy” Markley.
Private graveside services with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery in Cuba will be held at a later date.