Sandra Lou Pomeroy


Sandra Lou Pomeroy

Sandra Pomeroy was born April 20, 1939, in New Haven, W.V., to Donald and Leota Roush. Sandra, 84, passed away peacefully on Oct. 31, 2023, at her home in Lorena, Texas, with her husband, Fred, at her side. 

A celebration of her life was held Monday, Nov. 6, at Grace Gardens Funeral Home. A recording of the service is available at 

She graduated from Wahama High School in Mason, W.V., in 1960. She was involved in marching and concert bands, and served as yearbook editor. She graduated from Marshall University in Huntington, W.V., with a BA majoring in English and biology.  

She taught school at McCurdy Mission School in Española, N.M., Ernie Pyle Junior High School in Albuquerque, and schools in Soldotna, Alaska.  

They had four children, Mike, Sherry, Polly and Pam. Mike Pomeroy died in an auto accident in 1999. Sherry Petersen and her husband, Jeff, reside in Lorena, Texas. They have three children, Jeremy Petersen, Joel Petersen and Jadie Petersen. Poly Everingham and her husband, Mike, reside in Noblesville, Ind. They have two daughters, Austyn and Brenna. Pam Burns and her husband, Joel, live in Soldotna, Alaska, and have three children, Zach Burns, Ellie Burns and Annie Burns.  

Sandra is also survived by her brother, Sheldon Roush and wife, Karen, of Dunwoody, Ga.; and sister, Sheryl, and husband, Gary, of Kenai, Alaska.  

Sandra was a member of the Philanthropic Educational Organization, PEO, for 50 years and was recently named a golden girl for her 50 years of service.  

Sandra loved music, gardening, reading and writing, but serving her Savior, Jesus Christ, and her family were her priorities.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Mike Pomeroy Memorial Scholarship, Taylor University, 1846 Main St. Upland, IN, 46989, or McCurdy Ministries, 362 A S. McCurdy Rd., Espanola, NM, 87532. 

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