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Obituary: Sandra Moody Sullivan

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Sandra Moody Sullivan

Sandra Moody Sullivan

Sandra Moody Sullivan, 80, a beloved retired Williamson County teacher, died early Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Ms. Sullivan graduated from Auburn University, where she was a singer in the Auburn Knights jazz band. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree from Auburn, she taught in Williamson County elementary and middle schools for 45 years. She was a member of the Franklin First United Methodist Church and volunteered as a tutor at the Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee’s Franklin Clubhouse.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennifer McGhee; parents, Thomas Calvin Moody and Isabelle Wiggs Moody; and brother, Thomas Moody Jr.

Surviving are her daughters, Lisa (Byron) Carson and Rachel Adams, and beloved dog, Bosley.

She leaves a legacy of inspiring intellectual curiosity in the children who were her students. Her wit and her compassion toward others were recognized by virtually everyone who knew her.

A private service will be held at the Historic Sanctuary of Franklin First United Methodist Church; Dr. Bryan Brooks, Dr. Lynn Hill, Dr. Vona Wilson and Rev. Sarah Carty officiating. A private burial will follow at Williamson Memorial Gardens. Due to the current public health crisis, a public celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee, Franklin Clubhouse, 129 Fowlkes Street, Suite 1000, Franklin, TN 37064.

WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements, 615 794-2289

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