Sandra (Drew) Brown, 81, of Greenwood, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2022, in the Greenwood Village South Memory Care Unit.
Sandra was born on October 7, 1941, in Douglas, Georgia and graduated from Coffee County (Ga.) High School in 1959. She went on to study at South Georgia Junior College in Douglas, Georgia and graduated with an elementary education degree from the Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, Georgia.
Sandra served as the lead teacher in the Perry Township Religious Education Association (1975-1986) and as a fourth-grade teacher at Mary Bryan Elementary School in Perry Township (1987-2001)
She was 55-year member of Christ United Methodist Church as a leader in its youth group and as a member of its Triple C Sunday School class, choir and preschool board. She served chairman of the worship and education committees.
Sandra was a member and past president of the Southport Chapter of Tri Kappa Alumni Group, president of the Burkhart Elementary School and Perry Meridian High School Parent-Teacher Association and a member of the Southside Symphony Group.
She enjoyed traveling overseas visiting several countries, dining with friends and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years Emerson Brown of Greenwood, Indiana, her son Drew Brown (Karin) of Mooresville, North Carolina, daughter Lisa (Todd) Finley of Carmel, Indiana and brother Bernard (Mary) Drew of Gainesville, Georgia as well as five grandchildren: Mitchell Finley, Jenson Brown, Emery Brown, Owen Brown and Arden Finley.
She is preceded in death by her parents Bernard and Lora Drew of Douglas, Georgia and sisters Charlotte Norris and Lora Lou Whitley.
A visitation will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, December 29 followed by the funeral at Christ United Methodist Church, 8540 US-31, Indianapolis. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
The family wants to express its appreciation for the love and care offered by the staff at Greenwood Village South Memory Care Unit.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are in the care of Wilson St. Pierre Service, Greenwood Chapel.