Sarah Alice Wheat, 96 of Bedford, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Campbell Rest Home. She was born on Saturday, July 15, 1916 in Bedford, a daughter of the late Percy Norton Hawkins and Lambert Olivia Hawkins Hawkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hazael Kennedy Wheat and a son, James Harold Wheat. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church. Surviving is her daughter-in-law, Patsy Wheat of Bedford; granddaughter, Lee Ann W. Eagler and husband, Steve of Bedford; grandsons, Roy Lane Wheat and wife Chao of Rockville, MD, and Jay Harold Wheat of Bedford; great-granddaughters, Katie Ann Eagler and Lawren Elizabeth Eagler; great-grandson, Ezekiel James Wheat. The family would like to thank the staff of Campbell Rest Home for their kindness and compassion shown to our loved one while she was in their care. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 11 am at Updike Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bart Weakley officiating. Interment followed in Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from June 12 to June 13, 2013