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Sandra Wallace

Sandra and Shorty Wallace

Sandra Goodrich Wallace

Sandra Goodrich Wallace, 73 years old of Cannon Bluff, died at home on September 7, 2022.

Sandra was born in Southington, CT, June 5, 1949, and was reared in McIntosh County.  She graduated with honors from Darien High School in 1967.  Sandra was a pediatric nurse and was employed at Southeast Georgia Health System for 25 years.  She was very active in Morgan’s Chapel UMC as a Sunday school teacher and sang in the choir.

She was preceded in death by her parents Fernly and Janet Goodrich;  and her husband of 50 years Charles (Shorty) Wallace.  She is survived by her two daughters, Sonya Wallace Lumley and Georgia Wallace Nessmith, both of Cannon Bluff;  three grandchildren, Kayla Lumley of Jesup, Shelby (Rob) Rempel, and Andrew (Ashley) Nessmith, both of Statesboro.  four great-grandchildren Paisleigh and Connor Reed, Kylie Rempel and Addie Edwards; five siblings, Sybil Wooten of Savannah, Dennis (Bootie) Goodrich of Eulonia, Shelley (Johnny) Skipper of Kingsland, Thomas (Vicki) Goodrich of Brunswick, Mark (Annette) Goodrich of Richmond Hill; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, September 10, at Morgan’s Chapel UMC ,with Rev. Melissa Traver and Rev. Larry Stricklin officiating.

Active pallbearers were Andrew Nessmith, Alfred Wallace, Brandon Scarbary, Will Wallace, Aaron Wallace, Jodee Middleton, Raymond Soto, and Rob Rempel.

Remembrances to Morgan’s Chapel UMC or Pediatric Cancer Research.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements were under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

(Family-placed obituary)