Sandy Coggins

Sandy Hale Coggins, 68, of San Antonio, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Lampstand Health and Rehab in Bryan. A Graveside Service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Monday, February 18, 2013, at Karnes City Cemetery with Reverend Henry Stovall officiating.

Sandy was born in San Antonio, Texas on July 8, 1944 and was a lifelong resident of the area. She retired as a medical secretary for Brooke Army Medical in San Antonio after 30 years of service. Sandy was a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

In her teenage years, Sandy developed a love for horses. She loved to ride and rode competitively. Later, she began showing dogs and showed her own champion Greyhounds and Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers.

Sandy was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Coggins; and her parents, William Yewell Hale and Johnel Cope Hale.

Survivors include her cousin, Jesse Cope, of Wheelock; dear friend, Ann Logan, of Bryan; and several Tiner cousins in Texas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.


  1. RIP dear friend. I am sure a lot of beloved dogs and horses were glad to join you at the Rainbow Bridge as you made your journey on Valentines Day to join your beloved Donald in Heaven I will miss you

  2. San Antonio de Bexar NSDAR remembers Sandy with warm hearts and gratitude for her tenure as past Regent of our chapter from 1996 to 1998.

    Martha von Nimitz, Regent
    San Antonio de Bexar Chapter
    Daughters of the American Revolution

  3. With great sadness, I write to express my condolences. Sandy was a member of Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter 2060, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and was Chapter President, 1996-1998. I am proud to say that I followed her as President, 1998-2000. Although we had not visited personally in some years, we communicated via Email, and had a great time doing that. I will miss her as an email correspondent and as a friend. My deepest condolences to her family members and other friends.

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