Sandra Aull Graves, 76, of Newberry, died Friday, November 18, 2022 at White Oak Manor.
Born on December 29, 1945 in Newberry, she was the daughter of the late Harold Clifton and Myrtle Cromer Aull. She retired as the Executive Housekeeper of Fleet Landing in Jacksonville, FL. She was a member of Cross Point Church and a former member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a member of the church choir. Sandra served as a volunteer at Newberry County Memorial Hospital for 15 years. She was a former member and President of the Newberry Newcomers Club and worked with the Newberry Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She was a former National President of the Executive Housekeepers Association. She was a former member of the Newberry Community Choir.
Sandra loved the Lord and ministered to others on her journey in life. She made many friends volunteering for the Meals on Wheels program. She had a beautiful voice and was an accomplished pianist.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen C. Graves; a step-son, Bradley Graves of Newberry; brothers, Cliffton Aull of Columbia and Randy (Barbara Hope Dalton) Aull of Newberry; a granddaughter who she loved dearly, Allie Graves of Newberry; a brother-in-law, Craig Graves; a favorite niece, Audrey (Matthew) Bryars and dear friends Paul and Inge Thomas of Jacksonville, FL and their children, Justine Thomas and Phillip Thomas; and Robert and Diane Smith of Newberry. She was predeceased by her beloved chihuahua, Pepi.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jeff O'Dell. The family will receive friends Monday from 4:30 until 6:30 PM at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Cross Point Church, building fund P.O. Box 1171, Newberry, SC 29108 or to the Newberry County Humane Society, P.O. Box 485, Newberry, SC 29108.
Honorary pallbearers will be Newberry County Memorial Hospital Volunteers.
The family would like to thank MSA Hospice for their dedicated service and Dr. Oscar Lovelace for his care.