Enid News and Eagle
Sandra Kay Dedrick was born Jan. 8, 1956, in Tulsa, Okla., the daughter of Jerry E. and Donna Ruth (Clark) Buckminster. She departed this life on Friday, March 1, 2013, in Oklahoma City, Okla., at the age of 57 years.
She was known to her family and friends as “Sandy.” She moved with her family to Lawton, where she began elementary school.
The Buckminster family moved to Enid, where Sandy completed her high school years and furthered her education at Oklahoma State University, and she graduated from Phillips University in Enid with a bachelor’s degree in business management.
She was united in marriage to Darrell Dedrick, May 14, 1981, in Enid. They had one son, Andrew Pierce Dedrick. They continued to make their home in Enid, where Darrell practiced dentistry and Sandy was the dental office manager and dental assistant.
They retired and moved to their farm in rural Dewey County in October 2010. They later opened their dental practice in Seiling.
Sandy was a wonderful cook and enjoyed gardening. She also enjoyed doing artwork, especially water colors and sketching. She had a special love for children and for animals, and this was apparent in her everyday life. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Seiling.
She is survived by her husband, Darrell Dedrick of Seiling; her son, Andrew Dedrick of Edmond; two stepdaughters, Dana Ford and husband Mark of Longmont, Colo., and Angela Quigg and husband Kevin of Tulsa; one stepgranddaughter, Julia Ford; one sister, Cami Hulse and husband Bill of Oklahoma City; one brother, Jerry Buckminster and wife Debra of Enid; and one sister-in-law, Donna Harris of Oklahoma City. She also is survived by several nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, with Pastor Paul Hamilton officiating. A private interment will be in Brumfield Cemetery.
Memorial contribution can be sent to Seiling’s Crossroads for Progress or First United Methodist Church, with Redinger Funeral Home, Box 236, Seiling, OK 73663 serving as custodian of the funds.
Personal condolence messages can be sent to www.redingerfuneralhome.com.
(Submitted by family)