Sandra “Sandy” Gibson Cruse, 61, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2021.

Sandy was born on December 11, 1960, in York County, S.C., and was the daughter of Joe Gibson and the late Fern Johnsie Terry Gibson.

In addition to her mother, Sandy was preceded in death by her husband, Daryl Cruse.

She is survived by two brothers, Benny Gibson (Debbie) and Whit Gibson; and two sisters, Joy Melton and Shana Varner (Ronnie). Also surviving are nieces and nephews, Beth Pressley, Brandi Ballard, Bethany Gibson, Katie Gibson, Ben Gibson, Isaac Melton, Colby Varner, Cade Varner and Calla Varner.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Iredell Memorial Gardens at 3 p.m. with Rev. Meg Skidmore officiating. The family will gather with friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Charlotte at 7845 Little Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28226.

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.