Sarah Dean

sarah dean
Funeral services for Sarah Frances Dean, 88, of Linden will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, March 10, 2007 at First Baptist Church in Linden with Bro. Don Phelps and Bro. Jackie Stanfield officiating. Burial will be in Bear Creek Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home. Mrs. Dean was born July 6, 1918 in Linden and passed away March 5, 2007 in a Linden hospital. She worked many years for the Linden-Kildare CISD as a food service worker and later for the Linden Senior Citizens Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Linden, and served as a nursery worker, a member of the T.E.L. Sunday school class, the XYZ group, W.M.U., and attended the weekly Bible study group. Also, she was a member of the Helping Hands of Linden HealthCare and the Cave Springs Community Club. She is survived by two sons and their wives, Frankie Nolan and Ollie Mae Dean of Desoto; and James Ray and Patsy Dean of Linden; one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Orvell "Butch" Sword of Port Ludlow, WA; also, a sister, Nina Duncan of Linden; and two brothers, Leon Morrow and Calvert Morrow both of Linden. Grandchildren include Holly Dean Ehers, Lakeland, FL; Frankie Alan Dean, Jeffery Wayne Dean and Donna Kay Dean all of Desoto; Sharron McDonald of Lakewood, WA; and Mike Vaughan of Brownfield, TX; six great -grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nolan Dean; her parents, Marion and Alice Loretta Wheeler Morrow; two brothers, one grandson and one great-grandson.

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  1. Frankie, sorry to hear of the loss of your mother Sarah. Our condolences to you and your family.Gaillynn and Frank Debenport

  2. Barbara:I was saddened to read about your mother's death. Those women who worked in the cafeteria became, to many of us, like our own mother. Your mom always had a friendly smile and warm comment for the students who passed before her. I will remember her fondly as I do you. Joe B. LovelaceDripping Springs, Texas

  3. Bro. Leon Morrow, may you have peace and calm as your sister begins an everlasting journey with the Lord.

  4. Miss Sarah was always my favorite 'cafeteria lady.' I'll miss talking to her about how the school lunch programs have changed. God bless you all.

  5. My grandmother will always hold part of my heart. I have many special memories of her.I enjoyed spending the night with her listening to her very long prayers. She never forgot anyone. She will never be forgotten!

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