Obituary of Sandra Lessley


Sandra Fay Lessley, age 62, resident of Fort Scott, KS died Friday, April 12, 2024, at North Point Skilled Nursing in Paola, KS.  She was born May 23, 1961, in Webb City, MO the daughter of James Lee and Dorothy Lavona Collins Petty.  Sandra worked for Med Plans Insurance Company and later in daycare.  She enjoyed dancing, camping, and spending time with her family.  Sandra was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan.  She had a heart of gold and would help anyone in need.


Survivors include her son Alex Lessley; siblings Larry Thompson, Linda Thompson, and Lenda Tibby; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Darrel and Roy Thompson, a nephew, Bryan Mize, and her parents.


There was cremation.  Interment will be announced later to take place later in West Liberty Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS.  Words of remembrance may be submitted online at

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