Sarah Whitaker, age 82, of Forest City, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017.
Born May 15, 1934 in Cherokee County, SC, she was a daughter to the late Charlie and Julie Thrift. Sarah was a member of Florence Baptist Church and retired from Doncaster and Tanner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Whitaker; sister, Marie Scruggs; and a brother, Willie Thrift.
Those left to cherish her memory include one daughter, Glenda Johnson and husband Bruce; two sisters, Rose Lee Bostic and husband Yates, Margaret Lovelace; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted at Florence Baptist Church w/Rev Bobby Gantt officiating. Interment followed in Eternal Hills Cemetery.
Memorial donations are respectively requested to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336 Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.