September 1, 1957 - May 16, 2021
Sandra Briggs Ralph, beloved mother, sister, daughter, and a friend to everyone she knew, passed away at the age of 63 on May 16th, 2021 in Richmond, VA. Sandra was born September 1st, 1957, in West Memphis, Arkansas to Jack and Clessie Briggs, who both preceded her in death. She attended West Memphis High School before attending Arkansas State University, where she majored in accounting before then achieving her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the same institution. She went on to a 35 year career as an internal auditor, where she mentored and inspired colleagues across the country. Sandra was passionate about her work and proud of her many accomplishments, but she was even more proud of the people she helped along the way. Seeing them shine was one of the major joys in her life. Sandra loved animals, she loved rock music, and she loved movies. In her youth, she loved being in the marching band and she would talk about those days often. She loved her college and she loved where she was from. She loved her days with the band Snow, whose members she counted among her friends. Sandra Briggs Ralph just loved life in general. Even when she may have felt down herself, she went out of her way to boost others. She had many health struggles in later years, but she always kept her same sunny demeanor. Even though her friends and family are of course devastated by her sudden passing, they know she would want them to carry on in the way that she did during her life.Her sister Anna, who she adored, also preceded her in death. She is survived by her sons, Ethan and Evan, whom she always put first, no matter what. Another beloved sister, Gina, also survives her.
Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home
201 North Pine Street
West Memphis, AR 72303