- [S76] Atchley Funeral Home Records, Volume III, 1974-1986, Larry D. Fox, (Smoky Mountain Historical Society), 25 May 1975.
Willie J. Spurling obituary
- [S52] Miller Funeral Home, (http://www.millerfuneralhome.org), 8 Jun 2008.
Dorothy Helen Sands obituary
- [S112] Census, 1930.
Name: Earl Roy Sands
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Big Springs, Blount, Tennessee, United States
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1923
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Jake Sands Head M 40 Tennessee
Girtrude Sands Wife F 38 Tennessee
Harold Edward Sands Son M 19 Tennessee
Fred Marshel Sands Son M 17 Tennessee
Odis Will Sands Son M 14 Tennessee
Marjorie Sands Daughter F 11 Tennessee
Helen May Sands Daughter F 9 Tennessee
Earl Roy Sands Son M 7 Tennessee
Charles Gerald Sands Son M 7 Tennessee
Norma Girtrude Sands Daughter F 5 Tennessee
Mildred Sands Daughter F 3 Tennessee
Sam Sands Father M 80 Tennessee
- [S52] Miller Funeral Home, (http://www.millerfuneralhome.org), 30 Jun 2015.
(September 10, 1922 - June 30, 2015)
U.S. Veteran Earl R. Sands, born September 10, 1922, passed away peacefully June 30, 2015 at UT Hospital. He was a World War II veteran of the US Army. Earl was a lifelong member of Meadow Methodist Church, a member of the Meadow Quartet Singers, and a member of the 25 year club of Alcoa Aluminum Company. He made many trips to Redbird in Kentucky delivering toys and clothes for the needy. Earl was a proud Papaw to many and Dad to his family. He was one of the greatest men you ever knew. Preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Sands; son, Danny E. Sands; granddaughter, Angel S. Sands; parents, William J. Sands and Gertrude Sands; brothers, Harold, Odis, Fred, and Gerald Sands; sisters, Margie, Clara Anne, Mildred, Verla Gean, and Norma. Survived by: son and daughter-in-law, Larry and JoAnn Sands; daughter-in-law, JoAnne Duncan Sands; grandchildren, Stephanie Ledbetter, April and David Hutsell, Jessica and David Clifford, Larry G. Sands Jr., Trina Chesser, Trevor Sands; great-grandchildren, Chelsie and Cory Ledbetter, Taya and Logan Cable, Alyssa Hutsell, Landon and Lucas Clifford, Brittany Sands Dagley, Austin, Jacob, and Olivia Sands; and several step-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 7:00 PM Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Miller Funeral Home, Magnolia Chapel, Rev. Jimmie Guider officiating. Interment service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday at Cloyds Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. (865) 982-6041 www.millerfuneralhome.org
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 148524414).