Sandra Sue Bailie Floyd, 62, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Texas County Memorial Hospital.

She was born March 7, 1951, in St. Louis, daughter of Othel Roy and Thelma Beasley Bailie. She and Bill Floyd were married Jan. 20, 1968, at Licking United Methodist Church.

She had many jobs, but her profession was a hairdresser in her shop called Talk of the Town. She also worked one day a week for Carol Longwell in Houston. Several years ago, she owned a second-hand store called Second Hand Rose in Licking.

She loved organizing things. In 1976, she planned the bicentennial celebration in Licking from street dances to greased pigs. She helped with the Miss Merry Christmas pageants, Licking High School alumni banquets and fashion and hair shows.

Her passion was the Licking United Community Help Center. She loved holidays. She was known for decorating for Halloween and Christmas.

She loved cooking. She was a seamstress and made quilts for her kids and grandkids.

Sandy was a member of the Licking United Methodist Church and sang in the choir for a short period of time. She performed at the Meramac Music Hall in Steeville, the Ozark Extravaganza in Vichy and also for weddings and funerals.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Leon Bailey.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Bill; three children, William Shane Floyd of Chillicothe and Haley Jane Joyner and Corey Joseph Floyd of Licking; seven grandchildren; and many other family members.

Services were Friday, Nov. 15, at Licking United Methodist Church with Pastor Robb Webster officiating. Burial was in Boone Creek Cemetery under direction of Fox Funeral Home.

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