Sandra Marie (Dukes) Helms of Delmar passed away on July 22 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

She was born Nov. 12 in Wilmington, a daughter of Katherine Scott Dukes of Delmar and the late Gene T. Dukes.

Sandy graduated from Delmar High School. She loved to shop, talk on the telephone to family and friends, color and arts and crafts. Sandy “the bread lady” enjoyed cooking and making everyone feel at home even in her toughest times.  

She is survived by her sons, Scott James Dukes of Delmar, Cody Alan Dukes Graham and his wife Amber of Seaford and Gene William Dukes of Delmar; a sister, Lynn Parsons and her husband Mike of Laurel; a twin brother, George Dukes of Seaford; and several nieces, nephews and a host of close friends.

A celebration of Sandy’s life will be held by her family at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home in Delmar.