Sandra Belew Christensen of Meridian, Idaho, formerly of Gooding, Idaho, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021 with two of her daughters, Wendy and Courtney, at her side.
She was born July 14, 1942 in Galveston, Texas to James Carter and Evelyn Townsend Belew.
Sandra was married to Brian Barber and from that union - Tammy, Leslie and Rebecca were born.
In 1972 Sandra and Jerry "Chris" Christensen were married and had 2 daughters - Wendy and Courtney. Sandra and Jerry owned a crop-dusting business in Texas for almost 15 years. She was a homemaker for many of their remaining years together baking the best apple pies and thousands of dozens of cookies for their children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, friends, neighbors and more.
She was preceded in death by both her parents; her husband - Jerry "Chris" Christensen; her daughters - Tammy and Leslie; her step son - Randy Christensen; her step daughter - Holly Christensen; her grandson - Brian Awalt; her granddaughter - Keishia Renea; her step great granddaughter - Afton Fisher; her step daughter-in-law - Paula Christensen.
She leaves behind her sisters - Donna Greenway and Debbie Koller; her daughters - Rebecca Shipton & husband Jeff, Wendy Alexandre & husband Shane Kirkham and Courtney Wolfe; more than 50 grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, all very beloved.
A viewing will be held on Monday, June 7, 2021 from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gooding.
The funeral service will be held Monday, June 7, 2021 at 1:00pm at the Church with Bishop Chris McGinnis conducting.
Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Gooding, Idaho.
Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service - Gooding Chapel.
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