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Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home

119 E Franklin ST, Liberty, MO

A MESSAGE FROM THE FAMILY

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OBITUARY

Sandra "Sandy" Jeanette Mace

July 23, 1954August 2, 2020

Sandy Mace, 66, passed away August 2, 2020 at home. A visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00pm, Thursday, August 6th at Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, 119 E. Franklin St., Liberty, MO. Graveside Services with Honors will be conducted at 10:00am, Friday, August 7th at Higginsville Veteran’s Cemetery, 20109 Business Highway MO-13, Higginsville, MO 64037. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to an animal shelter or rescue of their choice.

Sandy was born July 23, 1954 in Pittsburg, KS to Theodore and Charlene Little. She graduated Liberty High School in 1972. Sandy enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1974 and served as a Material Facilities Specialist, achieving the rank of Sergeant, until her honorable discharge in 1980. She earned the accolade “Airman of the Year” for her squadron in 1977, as well as earning the National Defense Service Medal, AF Longevity Service Ribbon, and Good Conduct Medal. Upon returning to the States, Sandy earned an Associate’s Degree. She was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Fraternity of the Community and Junior College.

With her husband at that time, they made the decision to adopt Sarah and Shawnya. Sandy later was joined in marriage to Daryl Mace in 2003 and they joined their families together with love. Over the years, Sandy held a variety of jobs. She worked for Hallmark, a bank, Cosentino’s Price Chopper, the office of Dr. Bean, and her husband’s shop, Mace Shoe Repair. Sandy enjoyed gardening, reading, cooking, and taking care of any dog she came across. Spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, was her absolute favorite pastime.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Charlene Little; and her brother, Jeffrey Little.

Sandy is survived by her beloved husband, Daryl Mace; her children, Shawnya Hallin (Paul) and their children, Johannah and Elijah, Sarah Harder and her children, Ethan and Eric, Jenifer Rice (Terry) and their children, Robert, Isaac, Clare, Lexi, and Eden, Carrie Swartz (Marcus) and their children, Gracie, Porter, Adele, and Silas, and Emily Mace and her children, Gavin, Blair, and Hayden; her brother, Lenny Little (Cindy); her nephew, whom she loved as a son, Eldon Little (Chelsi) and their children, Brayden and Waylen; her dear neighbor and adopted grandson, Austin Clark; her dogs, Ellie Mae and Laila; as well as other relatives and friends.

Arrangements: Church-Archer-Pasley, 816-781-2000.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Tim Donneley
  • Austin Clark
  • Robert Mace
  • Isaac Hockett
  • Dan Gassman
  • Barry Mace
  • Porter Swartz, Honorary
  • Gavin Ballinger, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 6, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, August 7, 2020

Memories

Sandra "Sandy" Jeanette Mace

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Tamy McQueen

August 7, 2020

So sorry to hear of Sandy's passing, it won't be the same going into Mace Shoe Repair without seeing Daryl, Sandy and the dogs all there too. I know Sandy will be greatly missed in our neighborhood.

Mike MOOREFIELD

August 5, 2020

Although I have not seen Sandy for many years, I remember she always had a cheerful smile and a fun personality! I know she will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Tim Donnelly

August 5, 2020

Sandy, Daryl and myself all attended High school together. In fact our knowing each other goes back to grade school probably. We shared many of the same activities, times and adventures growing up in Liberty. Circling the square, the Dog-n-Suds and the Koo-Koo, Friday night football, school assemblies and classes too. Sandy was always fun loving. Her laugh was not only contagious but memorable. She was also quite capable of standing her ground when the need arose. I know that her marriage to Daryl was something he cherished greatly, as did she. They just seemed to fit together. I will always remember our growing up years and the times we shared in our youth. Sandy, you will remain in our hearts and thoughts.....Rest in peace.
Tim Donnelly

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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