Stone, Wanda Sandidge
Birth: Sunday, December 21, 1930
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 at the age of 85
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in the Joy Chapel Cemetery, Hollywood, Maryland
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Wanda Sandidge Stone, 85, of Hollywood passed away peacefully at her home, December 7, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Born December 21, 1930 she was the daughter of the late Cecil T. Sandidge and Nellie Wills Sandidge. She was the wife of the late Robert Philip Stone whom she married January 28, 1950. He preceded her in death on June 15, 1995.
Wanda retired from a 38 year career in Civil Service with the Department of the Navy in May 1986 and was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal. She began her career as a clerk typist in Washington, D.C. in Nov 1948 at the Interstate Commerce Commission. In May 1951, she transferred to the Supply Department at the Naval Air Station and worked her way up to a Computer Systems Analyst at CSD upon retirement in 1986.
She was a longtime member of the Hollywood United Methodist Church serving as Financial Secretary for many years and always lending a helping hand where needed. She was also a volunteer for NARFE and did income taxes for several years for senior citizens. She enjoyed being with her family during holidays, solving logic and Sudoku puzzles and playing free-cell solitaire on her computer.
She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Hill (Donald) and Nancy Miedzinski (Danny), siblings Richard Sandidge of California, MD and Joanne McGuire of Lockport, IL, her grandchildren Brian Stone of Lexington Park, MD, Brandee Hall, Robby Miedzinski both of Hollywood, MD, Paul Stone of Veedersburg, IN., stepgrandson Rue Hill of St. Leonard, MD, her great-grandchildren Brice and Brooke Hall, Cruz, Bentley and Paxton Miedzinski and step grandchildren Tucker, Taylor and Amelia Hill. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son Robert "Bobby" Stone, Jr.; siblings, Truette Sandidge, Thomas Sandidge, Warren Sandidge, Dorothy Kidd, Ronald Sandidge, Charles Sandidge and Mosby Sandidge.
Family will receive friends on Monday, December 12, 2016 from 5:00 till 800 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650 with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Hollywood United Methodist Church, 24422 Mervell Dean Road, Hollywood, MD 206436 with interment in Joy Chapel Cemetery, 44345 Joy Chapel Road, Hollywood, MD. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Young Life St. Mary's, P.O. Box 553, Leonardtown, MD, St. Mary's Helping Hands, P.O. Box 1658, Leonardtown, MD or HVRS, P.O. Box 79, Hollywood, MD. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.