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Judith (Zimmer) Sansbury

March 18, 1950 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 69)

     Judith (Zimmer) Sansbury, 69, of Dover passed away on April 18, 2019 at home.

     Mrs. Sansbury was retired after 28 years in child nutrition services with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools in Charlotte, NC.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Dover.  For the past several years Mrs. Sansbury was a dedicated full-time caregiver for her disabled husband, Al. She enjoyed gardening, flower arranging, crafts and reading books.  She also loved dogs, especially her dog Gizmo.

     Mrs. Sansbury is survived by her husband of 50 years, Alfred E. Sansbury, Jr.; her daughter Sonya R. Dyer and her husband Mark of Camden; her grandson Mark (Mahlon) Dyer, Jr.; her sister in law, Mary Sansbury Windham and her husband Charles of Timmonsville, SC; her brother in law Randy O’Neill Sansbury and his wife Lydia of Florence, SC; her brother in law Carl Corbett “Corby” Pierce, Jr. of Timmonsville, SC; family friend Ernie Jackson of Florence SC; and her dog Gizmo.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Martha Hilda (Floyd) and Walter G. Zimmer

     A funeral service will be held at Noon Friday April 26, 2019 at First Baptist Church, 301 Walker Road, Dover, DE  19904 where there will be a viewing from 11:00 A.M. until Noon.  Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, Dover.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to First Baptist Church at the above address or to McKee Road Baptist Church, 4300 McKee Road, Charlotte, NC  28270 or to the American Diabetes Association, 100 W. 10thStreet, Suite 1002, Wilmington, DE  19801. Online condolences may be made via www.pippinfuneralhome.com. 

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