Mrs. Sandra Collier Johnson 77, of Ballwin, Missouri passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday November 19, 2019 in Fairview Heights, IL. Sandra was born in Saint Louis, Missouri November 29, 1941 a daughter of the late Nay Collier and Esther (nee` Miller) Collier. She was the oldest of five children. She was united in marriage to Lee A. Johnson on August 26, 1962 where they had three children. Lisa Michele, Eric Brian and Tanya Nicole (Deceased). Lee and Sandy shared over 48 years of memories together before his passing in May 2011. <br />
Mrs. Sandra Collier Johnson leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Lisa M. (Kevin) Cox of Fairview Heights, IL; one son, Eric B. Johnson of Ballwin, MO; grandchildren; Tanya Updyke, Jessica Culbertson, Portia Edwards, Kristin Culbertson and Myah VanLaningham; brothers, Gary Collier of Puyallup, WA, Phillip Collier of Columbia, MO and Mark Collier of St. Ann, MO; one sister, Karen Umfress of Memphis, TN; and a host of other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly. <br />
As one of her nieces stated, she had unique commentary on things and wasn't afraid to express her opinion, she said her aunt was "a hoot. "Those that knew her well, knew how true it was. She was a private person and lived "off the grid" as she stated when asked if she was on social media. She was very giving and had a host of charities that she gave to regularly, ASCPA, Shriner's Hospitals, Operation Smile, St. Jude, Amnesty USA, ALCU, and the Peaceful Valley Donkey Sanctuary. <br />
Per her wishes there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to donate to one of the charities she gave to regularly.
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