Sandra Virginia Nodurft, 74, of Hendersonville, went to be with the Lord Saturday, March 12, 2011 surrounded by her loving family after bravely fighting a year-long battle with stomach cancer.
Born on January 27, 1937 in Yancy County, she was a daughter of the late Claude Rathbone and Ruby Reba Kates Rathbone. She was a graduate of Micaville High School. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Clair Arthur Nodurft, Jr.
She was well loved in the community for her many years of devoted volunteer work. She was Past President and Senior Vice President of the Auxiliary to Memorial Post 7467, Veterans of Foreign Wars, President of District 16 of the Ladiesí Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Secretary of the American Legion. She worked with the Red Cross where she received the Clara Barton Volunteer Award. She was a Pink Lady at Pardee Hospital and was also a volunteer at the V.A. Hospital where she received the Helen Keller Award for her services. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville and dearly loved her church family.
Services will be announced.
Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery - Directions
962 Old US 70 Hwy. West
Black Mountain, NC 28711