OBITUARY

Sandra DuBose Taylor

January 21, 1945June 3, 2019

Sandra DuBose Taylor, 74, of Martinez, GA, died June 3, 2019 at her home in the presence of her family. She was born on January 21, 1945, in Birmingham, Alabama, to the late Steve and Rose Marie DuBose. Sandi was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and proud to be a Vol. She was a member of the UT Alumni & Friends CSRA Chapter, having previously served as chapter president in 2012. She earned her Ed. S. from Augusta College. Sandi taught Family and Consumer Sciences for over 30 years, retiring from the Columbia County School System in 2006. She was a dedicated teacher and served as advisor of FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America). During her tenure she touched the lives of so many young people and adults alike throughout the state. Ms. Taylor encouraged her students to gain knowledge and experiences beyond the classroom. She paved the way for many students to attend numerous state and national leadership conferences. Ms. Taylor was adviser to several Georgia FCCLA state officers and served as a Georgia FCCLA Executive Council Board member. Her students went on to excel as state and national gold medal winners and her chapter earned numerous state and national chapter project awards. Because of her leadership, Mrs. Taylor was recognized by her profession in several ways. She received the state and national Master Adviser and Mentor Advisor awards as well as being presented the Georgia FCCLA Circle of Friends Award. Because of her service, she was presented the Georgia and National Spirit of Advising Award. In addition, she served in her professional organizations as a member of the GACTE (Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education board and on the GTFACS (Georgia Association of Family and Consumer Sciences) board. Most of all, Mrs. Taylor will be remembered by those fellow teachers and students throughout the state of Georgia who served with her as a dedicated and caring friend who made them smile. Sandra is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Glenn and her husband, CE; grandchildren; Abbie Glenn, Mandy Morris and Chris Glenn; sister, Patricia Cherry. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Ronald McDonald House of Augusta, 1442 Harper Street, Augusta, GA 30901. A memorial visitation will be held, Friday, June 7, from 6 until 8 at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Friday, June 7, 2019

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Rhonda Hyder

June 12, 2019

My heart hurts for Beth and Abbie, and the rest of the family.
Mrs.Taylor was a wonderful home economics teacher to me, back in the day. I recall she was a kind woman who always seemed to have a smile on her face, and she will be missed by those who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Sue Henson Reynolds

June 8, 2019

Deepest condolences to Pat and all of Sandra's family. What a wonderful legacy of service she left. My memory of her in high school was of a fun loving girl. And she was my "big sister" in Alpha XI Delta at UTK.
Although I didn't have direct connection with her all the intervening years, I did enjoy seeing Facebook posts.

Gena Griffin

June 7, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Sandi at Lakeside for many years. We were a family during those years. She was a wonderful and funny lady with a big heart. She will be missed. So sorry it was too late when I heard to plan to come to her memorial. You will be in my thoughts and prayers

Nancye Peel

June 6, 2019

I started my career as a Family & Consumer Science teacher and FCCLA Advisor in 2004. My cousin, Jackie Cadle, first introduced me to Mrs. Taylor when she was the state president. Mrs. Taylor was amazing! She knew so much and was always willing to go out of her way to help. Her legacy will live on through the thousands of people she touched and taught to be better parents, friends and community leaders. She will be missed!

Jennifer Monroe

June 6, 2019

Your mother made such an impression on me. She helped me become a good seamstress (press those seams flat!) and I later made my maternity clothes and clothes for my children. She taught me to fold a fitted sheet properly- a skill that still amazes my family. She was kinds and genuinely interested in teaching us life skills. My thoughts are with you as you grieve this loss.

Martin Burks

June 6, 2019

Very sorry to hear of your great loss. I have good memories of Sandra during our years at Bearden High School as a very kind person. I was glad to read of her successful, productive life.

Douglas McKamey

June 6, 2019

I went to high school with Sandra and her younger sister (Pat and I were in the same class). I had no idea Sandi had had such an outstanding career as we had not had any contact with each other since high school. But somehow I'm not surprised as I remember her as being a very personable gal. My condolences to her family and to sister Pat.

Jan Ogletree

June 6, 2019

Sandi was such an inspiration to everyone. Teachers, administrators, students and others she met along the way. Her sense of humor and her honesty are two things I will remover about her. She always sent me a birthday card! How special is that? As dedicated as Sandi was to UT I am to UGA so e had plenty of trash talk over the years. As much as I wii itch and scratch, I will be wearing Tennessee Orange for her. Our Family and Consumer Science teachers “family” will miss Sandi and the joy she brought to our lives.

Beth Cave

June 6, 2019

Thru my friendship with Elizabeth I have had the pleasure of talking to Sandra both on phone, text and the mighty FaceBook. And we shared a love for Sam Elliott.

Elizabeth and Abbie, my heart breaks for you. Strong hugs.

Mary Dukes

June 6, 2019

I had the pleasure of calling her my friend along with Beth whom i loved both very much! She taught my daughter who also loved her and we were inspired by her love and leadership ! Our prayers are with the family!

FROM THE FAMILY