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TACAMO Fallen Veteran's Wife (Darrell Tapp) & TCVA Volunteer - Sandra Tapp

July 10, 1945 – February 01, 2021

Sandra Tapp, wife of Darrell Tapp (TACAMO Plank Owner VQ-4 as VR-1 TACAMO Component 09/1967-July 1968, VQ4 July 1968-Sept 1970 & September 1974-May 197 began volunteering at the 2014 TACAMO Reunion in Marietta, GA. "Sandra was willing to assist with any task while her radiant smile. She shared in the stories and laughter with the TACAMO wives. A beautiful lady.” says Cheryl Vos.  “Sandra is a big loss to the association. Thanks for the memories, Sandra. Darrell we are all praying for you for your loss of Sandra."

Mrs. Sandra Kay Dorsett Tapp, age 75 of Marietta, Georgia passed away Monday, February 1, 2021. She was born July 10, 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Everett Dorsett and the late Mrs. Eulala Odessa Swindell Dorsett. Mrs. Tapp retired from Cobb County School System as a Secretary after 20 years. Quilting was her passion. Sandra and a good friend started a ministry “Sewing Seeds,” at their church, First Baptist Church Woodstock, quilting quilts for many people in foreign countries, veterans, cancer patients, and anyone who was in need of a quilt. Mrs. Tapp was a member of First Baptist Church Woodstock.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a daughter, Cassie Lynn Tapp; brother, Larry Michael Dorsett; sister, Charlene Kimbrough.

Mrs. Tapp is survived by her husband of 56 years, Mr. Darrell Stephen Tapp of Marietta, Georgia; daughters and sons-in-law, Carrie and Jeffrey Bricker of Marietta, Georgia, Elisa and Todd Adams of Dallas, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen Everett and Hope Tapp of Acworth, Georgia; brother, David L. Dorsett of Memphis, Tennessee; nine grandchildren, Ashley and Alex Danaila, Kaylee Marie Radford and fiancé Ben Sexton, Tyler Tapp, Gregory Tapp, Sarah Tapp, Daralea Adams, Layton Bricker, Leanna Adams, Grayson Bricker; two great grandchildren, Natalia Danalia and Samuel Danalia; many nieces and nephews also survive.

According to Mrs. Tapp’s wishes, she was cremated. A Celebration of her Life and Inurnment will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to First Baptist Church Woodstock in care of Sewing Seeds Ministry, 11905 Highway 92, in Woodstock, GA 30188; or to Special Needs Cobb, 1830 Water Place, Ste. 120, Atlanta, GA 30339. The website to Special Needs Cobb is


TCVA extends its sympathy and prayer for peace to Darrell Tapp and his family and friends during this time of the passing. 

Photos of Darrell and Sandra attending TACAMO Reunions


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