Sandy is survived by her husband, Bill Stearns; their children, Samantha, Joseph, and Jacob Stearns, all of Knoxville; her mother, Lou Cory-Myers of Jefferson; her siblings, Scott Pavlik of Ellington, Mo., Shari (Kevin) Scott of Chesapeake, Va., Shawn (Laura) Pavlik of Ankeny, and James (Katie) Cory of Wheeling, Ill.
Sandy is preceded in death by her father, Norman Lee Pavlik.
Sandy’s wishes were to be cremated. A family gathering was held on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at the Celebrate Community Church in Knoxville.
Memorial services were held Wednesday, Sept. 18, also at the Celebrate Community Church, with Pastor Andrew Schmidt officiating. A private family committal service will be held at a later date. A memorial has been established to Celebrate Community Church. Condolences may be sent to www.winfieldfh.com. The Winfield Funeral Home of Knoxville is assisting Sandy’s family with services.