Sandra Lee Govern
Sandra Lee Govern
  • February 21, 1944 - January 28, 2018
  • North Carolina

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Sandra Lee Fouts Govern, age 73, died Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Wake Med. Cary.

Born in Cortland, NY, she was the daughter of the late Perry and Laura Fouts. Sandy graduated from Poughkeepsie High School (Class of 1962) in Poughkeepsie, NY. She enjoyed baking and being outdoors. Mrs. Govern's favorite pastime was painting in which she met many friends and kept close relationships with them. She was preceded in death by her brother, Wayne Fouts.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Robert Govern; two daughters, Laura Govern Gaither and her husband, Richard McClung of Waxahachie, TX, Lynn Govern Ledford and her husband, Ellis of Greenville; grandchildren, Lauren Gaither, Robert Gaither, Josh Ledford and Cheyanne McClung; brother, David Fouts and his wife, Joyce of Stanfordville, NY; her sisters, Judy Christensen of Hertford, Barbara Hinnant and her husband, Mike of Mount Gilead; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Cary.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Cary is proudly serving the family.