Sandra Faye (Brown, Ellis) Stafford, 61, of Dryad, passed away on Sept. 14, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. She was born June 4, 1953 in Flint, Michigan. Sandy moved to California and then to Washington where she raised her family. It seemed wherever Sandy went, she knew everyone and left a lasting effect. Her grandkids were the light of her life and made her last days very enjoyable.
Sandy was preceded in death by her father, George Brown; stepfather and mother, Robert and Fay Osborn.
She is survived by her daughters, Bernadette and Angela Brown; grandson, Cody Brown; granddaughter, Jordan Brown; and great-grandson, Shaun McHone; brothers, Buck (Kay), George (Martha), John (Jill) and James (Gilda) Brown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a celebration of life picnic at Alexander Park in Chehalis on Saturday. Sept. 20, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.