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Ms. Sarah Withers, 83, died June 1, 2018.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Withers Chapel United Methodist Church, Belews Creek, NC at 2:00 p.m.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the church.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Sara was born to the late Otto Abraham and Nannie Byrd Mitchell Withers on June 7, 1934 in Pine Hall, NC.  She departed this life on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Trinity Glen Rehabilitation Center in Winston Salem, NC.  Sarah or "Aunt Sarah" as she was affectionately known to her family and friends, attended Charles Drew High School.  She retired from Washington Mills Industries in Mayodan, NC.  Sarah joined Withers Chapel United Methodist Church at a young age.  She was a member of the United Methodist Women, Senior Choir, Sunday School, Madison Charge Choir and the Gospel Harmonettes.  She formed a Youth Choir known as the B & M Choir.  She was active in her community, joining the Ruritan Club.  She enjoyed feeding the local Firefighters.  Sarah lovede her family, this was evident in the care she provided her nieces and nephews.  When it was time for Vacation Bible School she would put as many kids as she could in her care and along the way she would stop and pick up Doll Fulp and off to the church they would go.  In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by brothers; Howard, Melvin, Oscar, Dewey and Otto, sisters; Mary E. Evans, Geneva Curry, Minnie Bea Gibson and Ruby Brown.  Those left to cherish her memories are: brother; Curtis Withers (Diane) of Belews Creek, NC, sister-in-law; Isabel Withers for Winston Salem, NC, her best friend and life-long sister; Pete Johnson of Ohio, caregivers and niece, Kathy Claybrooks of the home and Karon Mitchell (Mike), Pine Hall, NC, a host of nephews, nieces, great-nieces, great nephews, family, friends and her church family which she held dear to her heart.

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  • Friday, June 15, 2018
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  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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