NEWMAN – Sandy Ponder Eads, 67, of Newman passed away on Sunday (Feb. 24, 2013) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Joines-Appleby Funeral Home in Newman. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery north of Newman.
A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Sandy was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Tuscola.
She is survived by her daughter, Jayme Dillon, and grandson, Chad Dillon of Newman; her son, Tim Lewsader of Los Angeles, Calif.; and brothers, Robert (Sandy) Ponder, Roger Ponder, Hugh (Melva) Ponder and Steven (Carolyn) Ponder.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Lorene Foltz Ponder.
Sandy worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation.
She loved and enjoyed being around her family and friends. Sandy's strength and courage touched everyone who knew her.
Memorials may be made to the Scleroderma Foundation.
Joines-Appleby Funeral Home of Newman is in charge of arrangements.