Sarah was born in rural Gentry County, Missouri and started school in a 1 room school house with 7 other children. She attended Albany, Missouri high school and graduated in 1960. During her senior year, and following it, she worked at the Albany Telephone Company; - where they actually said, “Number please?” She moved to Kansas City in 1961 and worked at Western Auto as a switch board operator until Kevin was born in 1963; - followed by Brandon in 1965. She stayed at home until she went to work at Avon from 1969-1985; - followed by Marion Labs from 1986-2006; - then Beta Sigma Phi from 2009-2011; - and American Income Insurance from 2011-2015. She was an active member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church from 1966 until her passing. Sarah was a wonderful mother, a mentor, and good friend to many. Her patience, strength, grace, and life long struggle to be a better servant to the Lord Jesus Christ is what we will remember the most.
Celebration of Sarah’s life will take place on Saturday, October 13th. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m., followed by the service at 10:30 a.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 9420 James A. Reed Rd., Kansas City, MO 64138.
In lieu of flowers, Sarah requests that donations be made to the St. Luke’s Scholarship Fund.
Donations may be made to:
St. Luke's Scholarship Fund
C/O St. Luke's Methodist Church 9420 James A. Reed Road, Kansas City MO 64138