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Cecil Genieve (Shertzer) Sands

October 23, 1916 — November 17, 2021

Cecil G. Sands, age 105, passed away on November 17, 2021 in Clarksville, TN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Dallas Sands and her son, Charles Silas Sands. She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer S. Hayes of Clarksville, TN.

Cecil was born in Bloomfield, IN and graduated from IU with honors. It was there that she met and married her husband, who was in law school at the time. She later received her masters degree in Guidance and Counseling from the U of AL. She lived a full life which included working as a typist for the FBI on the Manhattan Project, doing work with the Peace Corps, and assisting her husband with legal research. Cecil was a member of Canterbury Chapel Episcopal church. She enjoyed travel with her family and spent time in both India and Liberia, Africa.

Cecil was a devoted mother and a wonderful friend to all who knew her.

No services are planned. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

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