Sandra Gayle Johnson Waller

Sandra Gayle Johnson Waller, 78, of 5200 Wards Rd., Hurt died peacefully Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at her home. 

She was born August 14, 1940, in Hurt, a daughter of the late William Frank Johnson and Onie Arthur Johnson.  She was a member of New Bethel United Methodist Church and a retired government employee with 37 years of service.

She is survived by two sons, Larry James Waller of Elizabethtown, KY and Robert Wayne Waller of Springfield, VA; one brother, Leslie Peyton Johnson of Hurt; and three grandchildren, Christopher, Alexis, and Trevor.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, William “Billy” Frank Johnson Jr., and Gerald Arthur Johnson; and a sister, Coryn “Connie” Brown.

A graveside service was conducted at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Altavista Memorial Park by the Rev. Steve Morris, followed by a reception at the residence.

The family received friends from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m., Friday at Finch & Finch Funeral and Cremation Service, Altavista and other times at the residence.

The family suggests that those wishing to make memorials consider the American Cancer Society, 2050 Langhorne Rd., Ste. 201, Lynchburg, VA 24501.

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