SANDRA “SANDY” GALE NERO, age 42 of Crystal River, died Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at her home. Sandy was born in Leesburg, Florida on October 9, 1968 and was a lifetime resident of this area. She was a teacher at Rock Crusher Elementary School in Crystal River and attended the Crystal River Church of God. Sandy is survived by her son, Jared Lawrence Nero and daughter, Olivia Dawn Nero both of Crystal River, her parents, Steve & Betty Storman of Crystal River, two brothers, Frank (Linda) Storman of Crystal River, Russell (Rebekah) Storman of Hawaii, a nephew, Bruce (Chloe) Storman, two nieces, Jessica (Blain) Parker, a niece, Tina Storman and two great nieces, Zoe Storman and Trinity Parker. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. from the Crystal River Church of God with the Rev. Ronnie Reid officiating. Burial will follow at the Magnolia Cemetery, Lecanto. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of service. Services are under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home, Dunnellon.