Sandra Marie “Sis” Munsey, age 46, of Johnson City, Tenn., passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at her home after a courageous and determined battle with breast cancer.
Sis was born in Kingsport, Tenn., but lived her younger years in Pennington Gap, Va. She is the daughter of Donald Richard Munsey Sr., and the late Elizabeth Lowe Munsey.
Sis graduated from Pennington High School in 1985 and was a member of the band and flag corps. She was also a member of the Beta Club. She earned her bachelor’s degree from E.T.S.U. in 1991, majoring in business and minoring in marketing.
Sis was the Director of Programming for Bristol Virginia Utilities in Bristol, Va., and had also served as Marketing Director for Comcast Cable. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Johnson City.
Survivors include two brothers, Donald Richard “Ric” Munsey Jr., and his wife, Stephanie, of Galax, and Stephen Ross Munsey and his wife, Renee, of Roanoke; best friend, Sue Brown, of Kingsport; paternal grandmother, Eula M. Munsey, of Jonesville, Va.; several aunts, uncles and cousins; two special nephews, Ross and Mason; and her wonderful pets she loved so much.
Sis was happiest when spending time with her family and friends. She loved birdwatching, camping, picnics, gardening, grilling on her deck, and spoiling her nephews. Her wonderful laughter, beautiful smile and deep blue eyes made her a special gift to all who new her. She will be sadly and deeply missed.
The funeral service for Sandra Marie “Sis” Munsey will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel in Johnson City. Deborah Yeomans will officiate.
The graveside committal service will follow in the Monte Vista Memorial Park in Johnson City. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service at Morris-Baker.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Johnson City/Washington County Animal Shelter, 525 Sells Avenue, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604; or to your local branch of the Susan G. Komen Foundation to find a cure for breast cancer.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the Munsey family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Munsey family. (423) 282-1521