Sarah E. Campbell

Sep 26, 2013

POWDERSVILLE, South Carolina — Sarah Elizabeth Campbell, 99, met her heavenly Father Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at Rose Cottage at Brushy Creek.

Sarah was a native of Haywood County and had lived in Powdersville since the early 70s. She was a daughter of the late George C. and Nancy Carlin Patton Haynes and was also preceded in death by her husband, Kyle Campbell, who died in 1998; one daughter, Kyleen Noland; three sisters, three brothers and one grandson, Damon Noland.

Sarah was an active member of the Home Demonstration Club.  She was a true craftsman, seamstress and cook. Sarah was known for her homemade mints and taffy. She was a member of the Soco Gap Dance Team that clogged at the White House for the Queen of England and President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. Sarah and her husband returned to Washington, D.C. to perform at the opening of the F D. R. wing at the Smithsonian.

She is survived by two daughters, Martha Jane Medford of Simpsonville, South Carolina and Jewell Elizabeth Carver and her husband James of Maggie Valley; five grandchildren, Jori Miller, Cassee Farmer, Wil Carver, Matthew Carver and Travis Medford; 12 great-grandchildren, Zakery and Connor Noland, Cori Mathis, Grady and Kyla-Jo Farmer, Sarah, Hannah and Catherine Carver, Grace and Rebekah Carver and Felix and Coleman Medford; and five great-great-grandchildren, Damon Noland, Jazmyn Burton, Kyree McLean, Ja’Dyn McLean and Kanaan Carver.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. The Revs. Steve Ellis and Matthew Carver will officiate. Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Hazelwood Baptist Church, 265 Hazelwood Ave., Waynesville, NC 28786 or to The Tye Blanton Foundation, P.O. Box 18, Waynesville, NC 28786-0018.

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