Sandra Jo Taylor

of Dickens, TX

May 28, 1941 - October 25, 2021

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Sandra Jo Taylor, 80, of Dickens, passed away on Monday morning, October 25, 2021. She was born on May 28, 1941, in Dickens County, Texas to the late Thomas Edwin Faulkner and Myrtis Tennessee (Teague) Faulkner.

She met Gene Taylor, the love of her life, and they were married on August 29, 1959, in Spur. Mr. Taylor preceded her in death in June of 2012.

Sandra Jo and her husband operated the Duck Creek Hunting Club in Dickens from 1978 to 1984 and she became licensed to sell firearms in Dickens County. Between 1984 and 1986, she tried her hands at different jobs, being a jack of all trades. In 1986 she went to work for the Dickens County Sheriff’s office as a jailer and dispatcher until 1996. During the time of 1993 to 1998, she owned Taylor’s Horns and Feathers restaurant in Dickens. From 1996 to 2000, she worked at the Dickens County Detention Center in Spur. Following, she worked for and then operated the Germania agency until March 2020 when she retired.

She loved sewing, embroidery, crocheting, gardening, her animals and cooking, in addition to reading murder mysteries and fictional biographies.

Survivors include two daughters, Mitzi Taylor-Joplin and Rebel Taylor of Dickens; three grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Private family services are planned at this time.

The Taylor family requests memorial donations, in Sandra Jo’s memory, be made to the North Dickens County Senior Citizens or the Dickens Volunteer Fire Department.

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13 Condolence(s)
Jan Spray Fort
San Antonio, TX
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Hello Mitzi, Rebel, and families. Your mother and I have been friends since grade school. We have so many memories together, and I will miss her so much. We will meet again in heaven. Rest In Peace, Sandra La Fon (my mother’s nickname for her.)

Paula Crausbay
Sweetwater, TX
Thursday, November 4, 2021

We were in first grade together, been friends and classmates ever since. She will be missed , Love and prayers to her family.

Beverly Flournoy
Lubbock, TX
Sunday, October 31, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss Mitzi & Rebel. May GOD bless and hold you tight during these hard days! My thought and prayers will include you for peace and strength to substation you. You mean a lot to our family!

Leanora Houwen
Clovis, CA
Thursday, October 28, 2021

So sorry girls to hear of your mother 's passing. She was a good woman and I lived her so much. Knew her for a long time.
Know prayers are around all your families. Enjoy your memories. They are worth a million.
Love, Leanora Houwen

Patricia Faulkner Pendergist
Bulverde, TX
Thursday, October 28, 2021

All my love, prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time. Rest In Peace my sweet cousin.

Matt and Garrett Thornton
Sanford, FL
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

I will miss our conversations, as she was the closest thing I have left on this planet to mother after my mom passed in 2014. She was a West Texas woman through and through a hardened exterior with A heart of gold way down deep. I wanna think Sandra Joe for all her love in guidance over the years. I love you and I will miss you.

Deanna Gilbreath
Bowie, TX
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Deepest condolences for your family. I’m keeping y’all in my prayers.

Spur, TX
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Great memories of your Mom and Dad. We had so much fun with them. Sorry for your loss, Mitzi and Rebel, your family is in my prayers.

Teary Blasingame
Afton, TX
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

She was my second mom! I’ll miss her dearly

David & Kathy Hale
Girard, TX
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Mitzi and Rebel, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

The Jernigan’s
Afton, TX
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Prayers for the family.

Nancy Stone
Dickens, TX
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Mitzi and Rebel, I’m so sorry!!! Praying for y’all!!!

Nancy Hale
Dickend, TX
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Alway will love Sandra… such great memories of a wonderful lady to me and Tom!