Garnet M. Sands, 86, the Sherman Community of Ravenswood, past away on January 7, 2012 at Ravenswood Village, in Ravenswood, WV.           


Garnet M. Sands, 86, the Sherman Community of Ravenswood, past away on January 7, 2012 at Ravenswood Village, in Ravenswood, WV.            
She was born on December 6, 1925 in Ravenswood to Lewis H. McCarty and Hazel Bowman McCarty.  
She was a homemaker and was a member of and Sunday School Teacher at Fannin Chapel in Sherman, WV.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Larry Eugene; and brother, Lewis McCarty, Jr.
Surviving Relatives include: Her husband of 66 years, Louis Sands, Sherman, WV.
Children:  Dianne Thacker and husband Chuck, Ravenswood, Keith Sands and longtime companion Trish Smith, Ravenswood,  and Martha Sands, Sherman, WV.
Grandchildren:  Tony Thacker and wife Tonya, Racine, Ohio; and Aaron Thacker and wife Rachel, Battle Creek, MI
In addition to five great grandchildren:  Noah, Abigail, Grant, Christopher, and Carter Thacker
Sisters:  Gale Bever, Medina, WV; Jackie Conger, Boaz, WV; and Pat Straight McNeeley, Weeki Wachi, FLA
As well as several nieces and nephews.
The services were Tuesday, January 10, 2012   Time: 11 a.m.  at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.