Sara Cox Roper

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Sara Cox Roper, 63, of Cumming passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012, at her residence, following a period of declining health.
Born Aug. 20, 1948, in Dawson County to the late Wayne and Nellie Cox, she had lived in Forsyth County most of her life. A homemaker, Sara was a loving wife, mother and grandmother that devoted her life to her family. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church and was also preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Herbert Roper; and brother, Joe Lane Cox.
She is survived by her children, Rodney and Kelly Roper of Dawsonville, Kristi and Nathan Wehunt of Cumming; grandchildren, Spencer and Hayden Roper, Cooper and Jud Howard, Nellie Grace Wehunt; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joyce and Hugh Smith of Cumming, Deanna Mullinax of Cumming, Judy and Lamar Roper of Cumming, Fran and Ralph Gravitt of Cumming, Anita and Andrew Bearden of Dawsonville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Judy Cox of Dawsonville, Douglas and Jane Cox of Dawsonville, Greg and Kaye Cox of Dawsonville; several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 26, at 11 a.m. at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Vernie Worley, the Rev. David Skinner and the Rev. Wilson Pruitt officiating. Interment will follow in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home all day Friday, May 25, and Saturday, May 26, until the service hour.
Condolences may be expressed at
Bearden Funeral Home in Dawsonville is in charge of arrangements.

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Bearden Funeral Home
334 Highway 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 265-3159
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Published in Forsyth County News from May 24 to May 28, 2012