An Odessa resident, 72-year-old Sandra \u201cSandi\u201d Sue (Nichols) Thomas died Sunday, Feb. 23.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe family will host a Celebration of Life at a later date. Cremation has been entrusted to Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home in Odessa.\r\n\r\nSandi was born on June 24, 1947 in Carthage, Illinois to Carmon Hershel and Letha O. (Harris) Nichols. She attended Iowa Falls High School in Iowa. Sandi worked as a central supply tech at the Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, OK. In addition to spending time with friends and family, Sandi enjoyed reading, painting, and tending to her plants.\r\n\r\nSurvivors include one daughter, Mystie Bailey and husband Jay of Odessa, MO; two grandchildren, Justice Andrew Bailey of Odessa, MO, and Josten Lyn Bailey of Independence, MO; one great grandchild, Emberlyn Paige Melhoff; two brothers, Burl Nichols and wife Roxie of Kahoka, MO, and Russell Nichols and wife Sheri of Hampton, IA; two sisters, Kathi Franklin and husband Roger of Norman, OK, and Pattie Nichols of Clarion, IA; and many nieces and nephews.\r\n\r\nIn addition to her parents, Sandi was preceded in death by one daughter, Stephanie Nichols; and one brother, Eugene Nichols.