Sandi Henley Sammons
May 30, 1969 ~ April 27, 2017


Sandra (Sandi) Renee Henley Sammons

Sandra (Sandi) Renee Henley Sammons, 47, of Ooltewah, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday morning, April 27, 2017 after a brave and courageous battle with cancer.

A native of Bristol, VA, she was a 1987 graduate of Virginia High School and also Bristol School of Cosmetology and attended Carson Newman University.

Sandi worked for 14 years as scheduling coordinator for Dean Sikes Ministry and The YOU MATTER  CAMPAIGN where she was instrumental in saving over 60,000 students from suicide.

She was a member of Redemption To The Nations Church, Chattanooga.

She is survived by her husband, Keith Sammons;  son, Parker Sammons both of Ooltewah;  parents, Ken and Pat Henley, Bristol, VA;    Sister, Connie (Dean) Johnson, Piney Flats, TN;  niece, Courtney Johnson, Tampa, FL;  nephew, Jarrod Johnson, Piney Flats, TN;  great-niece, Amyiah Bias, Tampa, FL;;  spiritual son,  Michael (Brittany) Teets, Ooltewah;  cousin, Mike Moore, Bristol, VA; special friends, Kim and Rick Whittemore,  Don and Tammy Kibble,  James and Rhonda Dixson, and Kristen Overton.

A Celebration of Life Service for Sandi was held on Friday, April 28 at Redemption To The Nations Church  with Bishop Kevin WallaceDean Sikes,  Matt Wade and Dr. Steve Ball officiating.  

Additional services were held on, Saturday, April 29 at Grace Point Church, Bristol, TN with Dean Sikes, Pastor Richard Baker and Pastor James Norris officiating.  

Graveside services were held on Sunday at 3 PM at the Mountain View Cemetery, Bristol, VA with Michael Teets, Rick Whittemore, Logan Welch, Chad Welch, Jerrod Johnson and Hunter Herndon serving as pallbearers.

Special thanks to Dr. Kent Grotefendt,  Dr. Gregory Sutton, Dr. Hisham Qutob, TN Oncology Group,  Sarah Cannon Cancer Center, and the MICU Unit at Memorial Hospital for all of their love and care given to Sandi during this time.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Sandi to THE HAPPY SHOES PROJECT , P.O. Box 606, Harrison, TN37341 ( 

A foundation Sandi started to help inspire HOPE for cancer treatment patients to PUT ON THEIR HAPPY SHOES AND WALK!