Sara Sanders Rumsey, 94, of Sarijon Road, Hartwell, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018, at Hartwell Health & Rehab.
Born on November 21, 1923, in Hartwell, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Hubert Sanders and Clyde Brown Sanders. Mrs. Rumsey was a homemaker and a member of the Reed Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, John David Rumsey and Jane of Woodstock, Ga.; one daughter, Karen Griffitt and Robert of Lansing, N.C.; one sister, Imogene Dunn of Hartwell; seven grandchildren: Kelly Bailey, John Rumsey, David Rumsey, Michael Rumsey, Joseph Griffitt, Sara Stephenson, and Anna Griffitt; 10 great-grandchildren: Spence Bailey, Trent Bailey, Brittany Lewis, Ansley Rumsey, Emily Rumsey, Michael Rumsey, Ava Rumsey, Allison Griffitt, Thomas Leal, Jason Stephenson; one great-great grandchild, Bennett Lewis; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Mrs. Rumsey was preceded in death by her husband, John Tom Rumsey and one son, Tom Rumsey.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 14, at the Reed Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Sam Dulaney officiating. Burial was held in the Reed Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Reed Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 116 Boleman Hill Road, Hartwell, GA 30643.
The Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell was in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.stricklandfh.com.