Sandra Lee (Tipton) StylesDecember 4, 1941 ~ November 7, 2017 (age 75)
Sandra Tipton Styles, 75, of Burnsville, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at her home, after a long illness. A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Edith Duncan Tipton. She was also preceded in death by her special grandmother Minnie ‘Mom’. Sandra was a retired employee of Glen Raven Mills with 38 years of service. Before her illness, she attended West Burnsville Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son: Randy “Dorothy” Styles, of the home; a daughter: Deborah of Marion; 2 grandchildren: Jeremiah “Mer” Styles and wife Ashley and Alicia Grindstaff; 3 great grandchildren; Jaden Styles and Colin and Kyllie Ray, whom she loved as her own and was helping raise; 3 brothers; Earl “Chip” Tipton and wife Jo Ann, Tony Tipton and wife Barbara and Ricky Tipton and wife Julia, all of Burnsville; a special cousin: Susan Jones and husband Lloyd of Marion; several nieces and nephews and special friends: Mona Bennett and Linda Hopson.
Funeral services will be held at 7 PM Thursday in the chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home, Rev. James Taylor will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Friday in Pete Young Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4:30 until 7 PM Thursday, prior to the service at the funeral home, and at other times will be at the fellowship hall of Cherith Brook Baptist Church on Georges Fork Road.