Sarah Jane Chadwick of Hernando, Fla., passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.
She was the daughter of James M. Busby and Drucella Reeves, born Oct. 25, 1948, in Salem, Ore.
Sarah was united in marriage to Phillip G. Chadwick July 17, 1966, celebrating 47 years of blissful marriage.
Sarah graduated from Burlington High School in 1966 and attended vocational school to become a licensed cosmetologist in Colorado.
Her true calling was working with children, operating an in-home daycare center and as an ESE teacher's aide for the Citrus County School District.
Sarah made lifelong impressions on her students and her colleagues.
She was Support Person of the Year for 2008-09 at Citrus High School.
Sarah was also a member of the Inverness Order of Eastern Star, Inverness Women of the Moose and past president of the Citrus Shrine Club's Noble Ladies.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Busby and two brothers, Danny Lee Busby and Tommy Dean Busby.
Left to cherish her memories are her husband Phillip; her mother, Drucella Clausen, Beverly Hills; daughter Sandra (George) Goff of Hernando; sons, Phillip Chadwick (Corey) of Greeley, and Paul Chadwick (Mary) of Cedar Ridge; several loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lynda Allen (Larry) of Fort Collins, and Joyce Merriman (Jim) of Kearney, Neb.; and one brother, Doug Busby (Tammy) of Calgary, Canada.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to a scholarship fund. Contact Phil at 352-302-2770 for more information.
A memorial service will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 at the Unity Church in Lecanto, Fla.
God saw her getting tired,
a cure not meant to be,
So He wrapped His arms around her,
and whispered "Come with Me."
Published in The Burlington Record on Nov. 14, 2013