Sandra Yvette Thomas was born on January 14, 1964, in St. Augustine, Florida, to the late Ruthie Mae Anderson of St. Augustine, Florida, and Playthell George Benjamin of New York City, New York. Sandra received her formal education at Murray High School in St. Augustine, Florida. She furthered her education at the Adult Education Center in Brunswick, Georgia, where she received her General Education Diploma.
Sandra accepted Christ as her Savior in the year of 1991, at the age of 27, and was united with New Covenant Church, where she served as a dramatic arts Leader and later became praise and worship leader, Bible study teacher, and Director of the Feed the Youth program. Sandra’s hobbies included: singing, dancing, cooking, and writing poems and plays, and she had a love of history, music, and children. Her favorite colors were pink and red. In her leisure, she enjoyed classical shows, family, putting on skits, and doing hair and make-up. She was employed by Brunswick Job Corps as a Records Clerk. She was a supporter of the Boys and Girls Club.
Sandra Yvette Thomas departed this life on September 4, 2021. She was preceded in death by her mother: Ruthie Mae Anderson.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her son, Kelvin Bertram Whitfield, Jr. (Morgan) of Oregon; father, Playthell George Benjamin (June) of New York City; brothers, Stacey Anderson, Sr. (Shantale) of St. Augustine, FL, and Samori Benjamin of New York City, NY; sisters, Janice Anderson of Port Orange, FL, and Makeda Benjamin of Chicago; her one beloved grandson, Marshall James Whitfield; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Due to the current state of (COVID-19) pandemic and in order to promote social distancing, anyone entering the funeral home for viewing; as well as attending all graveside services must wear a mask. We will also limit the number of persons allowed to enter the funeral home at any given period during the viewing process. We ask that you leave the premise upon exiting the building. The family is most appreciative to each of you for your prayers and considerations during this difficult time in their lives.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Sandra Thomas, please visit our floral store.