Age 69, Sandra went to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 28, 2012 surrounded with the love of her family at home. She was born on July 30, 1942 in Iola, KS, the daughter of A. LeRoy and Georgia R. Shafer Searcy. Sandra is predeceased by her father. She leaves her loving memories to her husband, Robert L. Stage, Sr. of 43 years and her children, Bobbi (Jonathan) Shaut, Robert (Alice) Stage Jr., Tamathy Stage, Kara (Earl) Moretz, and Sherilynn (Aaron) Riep; sisters, Dr. Linda (Jim) Tague and Carol (Howard) Handshy; mother, Georgia Searcy; grandchildren, Eric, Erin, Tarrikk, Laurel, Maddi, Emily, Tyler, Aurelia, Alexander, Rose Sandra and Atreyu; nieces and nephews, Terrill, Amanda, Billy, Tina, Connie and MaryEllen. Sandra attended North West College of the Assemblies of God near Seattle, WA and graduated from Evangel College in Springfield, MO. She taught in public and private schools in KS, NY and PA, most recently the Achievement Center in Horseheads, NY. Sandra fought a long, courageous battle against cancer with dignity and grace. She was an inspiration and an encourager to all, especially to cancer survivors. An unabashed servent of the Lord, Sandra was loving, kind and generous. Always thinking of others, she was a shining example of a follower of Christ. A private burial will be held in the Greensprings Natural Cemetery Preserve. It was Sandra's request that memorials be made in her name to the Pregnancy Resource Center, 25 Pine Street, Bath, NY 14810. She also wanted to express a special thank you to Dr. Agheli and the staff at the Corning Cancer Center. Condolences and words of comfort may be expressed at Sandra's book of memories at www.sullivansfuneralhome.com.