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Henry Everette Sands

March 29, 1931 ~ December 24, 2019 (age 88)


Henry Everette Sands 88 went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at his home.

Graveside services will be conducted at 3:00PM Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at Evergreen Memory Gardens with Cathy Mutarelli officiating.

A native of Rockingham Co. he was a son of the late Everette and Ruth Lillie Lewis Sands and he had lived in the Wentworth Community all of his life.  Henry was a 1948 graduate of Wentworth High School, a member of Wentworth Presbyterian Church for 67 years where he had served as an Elder, Clerk of Session, and Treasurer.  He was a former employee  of First Federal Savings and Loan, a former Tax Assessor with Rockingham Co., and a Land Surveyor and Property Appraiser.  Henry was preceded in death by his parents and by his wife of 62 years;  Bettiejane Gunn Sands and a sister;  Frances S. Tate.

Surviving is a brother;  Harold S. Sands (Lois) of Reidsville, sister;  Ruth S. Mathews  of Reidsville, special niece;  Cathy Mutarelli (Thomas) of Reidsville, special friends;  Robert Witherspoon, LouAnne Witherspoon, & Chris Witherspoon of Reidsville.

The family would like to thank Henry’s caregivers, the 2nd floor nurses staff at UNC Rockingham and Hospice of Rockingham Co. for their care during Henry’s illness.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rockingham Co.  P.O. Box 281 Wentworth, NC 27375.  Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Sands family.  Online condolences may be made at

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Graveside Service
December 28, 2019

3:00 PM
Evergreen Memory Gardens
7875 US 158
Reidsville, NC 27320


Hospice of Rockingham Co.
P.O. Box 281, Wentworth NC 27375

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