Sandra Joy Howard, 73, of Wauchula, Fla., died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Wauchula.
She was born in Arcadia, Fla., Aug. 19, 1940, and had been a lifelong Hardee County resident.
Sandra was a Baptist, and had worked at the G. Pierce Wood Hospital as an aide.
She is survived by son, Billy G. Broome Jr. of Wauchula, and David (Diane) Pavolini of Pass Christina, Miss.; daughters, Patricia “Patti” (James) Havens of Ft. Hood, Texas, and Pamela (Brett) Broadnax of Lakeland, Fla.; sister, Shirley Platt of Arcadia; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Sandra was preceded in death by her parents, Seth Howard and Pawnee Collier; son, Steven Broome; brother, Richard Howard; and sister, Patricia Huerta.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Robarts Garden Chapel, 521 W. Main St., Wauchula, FL 33873, followed by an 11:30 a.m. graveside service at Friendship Cemetery, Zolfo Springs, Fla.