Juanita “Faye” Sandusky, 74, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2016, at her home in Jackson.

She was born July 10, 1942, in Caraway, Arkansas, to Sylvester and Marie Mitts Ross.  She and Robert “Bob” Sandusky were married September 3, 1966, in Saugatuck, Michigan.

Faye and Bob lived many years in Sikeston, moving to Jackson in the mid 1980’s.  Faye was a certified dietician, working at the Monticello House in Jackson, the Jackson Senior Center, and the Cape Senior Center, retiring in 2015.  She then worked briefly at the former Estes Deli in Jackson.

Faye and Bob were members of the Cape County Cowboy Church.

Loving survivors include her husband of 50 years, Bob of Jackson; a daughter-in-law, Alicia (the late Tony) Sandusky of Jackson; a daughter, LaDonna (Ron) Pratt of Scott City, Missouri;  five grandchildren, Bobby Sandusky and Cody Sandusky, both of Jackson, Chelsea (Kyle) Greenwalt of Cape Girardeau, Lauren (Talon) Casebolt and Ethan Pratt, both of Scott City; six great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Liz (the late Kelly) Abernathy, Patsy Pickett, and Marilyn Brewer, all of Jackson;  and Sandra (Rick) Freeman of Taylorville, Illinois,

She was preceded in death by her son, Tony Sandusky; and five siblings, Joyce, Lavern, Joann, Billy, and Debra; and three infant sisters, Helen, Betty, and Rita Jean.

Visitation is Tuesday, November 8, 2016, from noon to 2 p.m., at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral is Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at 2 p.m., at the funeral home, with the Revs. Jim Matthews and James W. Brown officiating.  Burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

Memorial donations to the family are appreciated.

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  1. Terrie Olsen

    Bob and family
    She was such a beautiful person, inside and out. We all will miss her sweet smile and she always had a kind word to say. Loved this woman and will miss her a lot.
    Terrie and George Olsen

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