Lu Alice Sands, 87, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, January 13, 2014 at Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, Tenn. with Tarpleys Funeral Home, 1510 Madison St., Clarksville, TN, (931) 645-6488 in charge. The family received riends from 6 until 8 p.m., Friday, January 10, 2014 at Beggs Funeral Homes, 3322 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, FL 32311, (850) 942-2929. A native of Clarksville, Tenn., she had resided in Madison, FL since 1959, moving to Tallahassee in 2005. Lu was an accomplished artist “painter” and a member of several Art Societies. She was a Methodist and member of the First United Methodist Church. She is survived by her son, Alan Sands (Ruth) of Tallahassee; and grandchildren, John Sands of Tallahassee and James Sands of Philadelphia, Pa. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. John Sands.