Jeanette Eve Sands, 1926-2019
Last updated 9/12/2019 at 2:48pm
Jeanette Eve Sands, 92, of Babson Park passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at her residence.
She was born December 24, 1926 in Newberry, SC to the late Clarence E. and Maggie (Mills) Perkins. She has been a resident of the Winter Haven area since 1963 coming from Newberry, SC. She was a retired unit aecretary for Winter Haven Hospital and was of the Baptist faith. Jeanette enjoyed crafting, cooking and being a grandmother.
She is preceded in death by her son Lawrence Pope Wicker III, daughters Darlene Wicker, Sheila Mae Giles, sister Margaret Main, brothers Billy Perkins, Harold Perkins, and Eugene Perkins.
She is survived by her husband Marvin L. Sands, daughter Mary E. Carter (Junior) of Okeechobee, son Ronald G. Giles (Donna) Trenton, FL, 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held 9-10:30 a.m. at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales with graveside service at 11a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Lakeside Memorial Park in Winter Haven, with Chaplain Charles Harkala officiating. Donations may be made to Cornerstone Hospice at 2445 Lane Park Road Tavares, FL. 32778.