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Sandra Joyce Sykes

Lebanon, VA   – Sandra (Sandy) Joyce Sykes, age 61, was called home to the Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 7, 2021. She loved to sing gospel hymns and praised Jesus each and every day.

Sandra was preceded in death by her mother: Ruth Sykes; grandparents: Bev John Wallace and Maxine Wallace; sister: Patricia Horton; and granddaughter: Abigail Peak.

She was the loving and proud mother of her son: Mitchell (Lacey) Helton and daughter: Melissa Helton; grandmother of Luke Peak and Savannah Peak. Sandra is also survived by her loving siblings: Thomas “Peanut” Sykes, Jr. (Dorothy), Barry Sykes (Karen), and Deborah Churchill. Sandy also leaves behind her beloved cat: Snuggles. Special neighbors: Gina and Elma, as well as her nephew, niece and many cousins.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 12, 2021 at Ketron Memorial Gardens with Pastor Jackie Cox officiating. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery.

The obituary can also be found on our website: and expressions of sympathy can be made on our Combs-Hess Funeral Service Facebook page. Combs – Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Sykes family. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sandra Joyce Sykes, please visit our flower store.


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