Sandra Jean Parks
June 22, 1940 – September 12, 2021
PEKIN~ Sandra “Sandy” Jean Parks, 81 passed away 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Pekin.
Sandy was born to Walter and Laura (Wilcox) Pherigo on June 22, 1940 in Beardstown, Illinois. They preceded her in death.
She married Ralph Tom Anderson on June 23, 1962 in Beardstown, Illinois.
She was also preceded in death by her husband; one son, Jeffery Adam Anderson; three sisters, Mary Ellen Armstrong, Nany Stout and Betty Joyce Pherigo; one brother, John Ray that passed in infancy.
Surviving are four sons, Gary (Jill) Anderson of Beardstown, Michael Anderson of Tampa Florida, Thomas Anderson of Irving, California and Terry (Rhonda) Anderson of Warrensburg, Illinois; eight siblings, Robert M. Pherigo, Linda Krems, Karen Brewer, Patty (James) Mayes, Judy (Mike) Smith, Billie Jo Pherigo, Sherry (John) Roope, Debbie (Roy) Knouse; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews.
A private graveside will be held at Beardstown City Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory Pekin Illinois.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.
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