Sandy Arbuckle


May 30, 2017 - 12:00 AM

Sandra Kay Arbuckle, 62, Iola, passed away at her home on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Sandy was born Jan. 31, 1955, in Savonburg. She was the fourth of five children born to Samuel and Lucille (Baker) George. She grew up in Savonburg, attending high school at Uniontown. Following school, she enjoyed the 1970s. On Oct. 25, 2001, Sandy married the love of her life, Kenneth Arbuckle, in Eureka Springs, Ark. Sandy worked as a CNA, Med Aide, and Restorative Aide at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Humboldt for many years. Sandy was an animal lover with an extra special affinity for frogs. Her green thumb was evident in her plants and gardening. She enjoyed camping and fishing. She tolerated her kids, but loved her grandkids.

Sandy was preceded in death by her father on Sept. 17, 1979; and sister, Patricia Ann Cole, and her husband, Carl.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth, of the home; her children, Keith Henderson and wife Rhonda, Wichita, Lacie Culbertson and husband Roy, Altoona, and William Henderson, Tulsa; eight grandchildren, Kristen Vanwinkle, Rebeccah Henderson, Anna Pierce, Blade Powers, Georgianna Powers, Kendall Pierce Jr., Lily Henderson, William Gladstone Green VI; mother, Lucille George, Savonburg; sister, Linda Kimzey and husband, Marvin, Stark; two brothers, Leon George and wife Alta Jean, Savonburg, and Larry George, Savonburg; aunt, Rosalee Harrison, Savonburg; uncle, Paul Baker and wife Mary, Chanute; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, and many close friends and other relatives.

A celebration of Sandy’s life will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Savonburg Community Building. Inurnment will follow in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Savonburg. Visitation and a luncheon will follow the services at the community building. Condolences may be left at

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