McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


October 3, 2012

Sandra Kay 'Sandy' McClintic

McALESTER — Sandra Kay (Sandy) McClintic, 56, of McAlester, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at Wellington Hills Nursing Center in Eufaula.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bishop Chapel of Memories with Kenny Sherrill officiating. Graveside services will be held at a later date at Cottonwood Cemetery in Burwell, Neb. Arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service of McAlester.

Born March 31, 1956, at Burwell Hospital in Nebraska, she was the daughter of Floyd and Arlene Anita (Alaway) McClintic. She was born with a disability and spent most of her young life in the Nebraska Orthopedic Hospital for Children in Lincoln, Neb.

She attended school in Burwell until moving to live with a cousin in Blytheville, where she graduated from high school.

She later moved to Altus to live with her sister. She moved to Hartshorne and finally to McAlester, living at the Plaza Apartments.

Her main interest was the Special Olympics and she worked for Oklahomans for Independent Living.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she enjoyed helping with vacation Bible school. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting and embroidering. She made all types of baby blankets and enjoyed entering craft shows.

Survivors include her sister, Shirley Wood and husband, Brady, of Hartshorne, her sons, Michael and Freddie Wood, of Hartshorne, and her daughter, Tammy White and husband, Vince, of Caney.

Also, brothers, Robert McClintic and wife, Donna Jean (DJ), Tipton, Mo., his daughter, Joy Lynn Busch, Tipton, Walter McClintic, Burwell, Floyd McClintic, Burwell, and Harold McClintic and wife, Sandra Rose, Holbrook, Neb., his daughter, Megan Sconcken and husband, Jeremy, Lincoln, and his sons, Wyatt James and Boede Ryan, Lincoln.

And, special adopted sister, Terry Dunn, of McAlester; uncle, Lyle Alloway and wife, Ruth, Burwell; aunt, Ardath Kusek, Burwell; sister-in-law, Dianna Boyd, Ontario, Calif., and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; uncles, Ralph and Walter McClintic and his wife; a half-brother, Gary Boyd, and her grandparents.


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