Sara Kovich

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JACKSONVILLE -- Sara Ann Arthur Kovich was born Nov. 13, 1934, to John and Leone Rooks Arthur. She passed away on April 2, 2014. She graduated from Jacksonville High School in the class of 1953, and attended Mars Hill College. After college she worked as a secretary for the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C., where she met and married agent Richard Kovich.
After years of travel abroad and upon retirement Sara and Dick moved to Jacksonville in the 1980's. During her retirement Sara enjoyed sharing her knowledge and love of plants with others. She also had a continuing interest in family and local history.
Sara was predeceased by husband, Richard Kovich; and brothers, Edward and Phillip Arthur. She is survived by sisters-in-law, Betty Hines and Sandra Arthur; nephews, Edward and John Arthur; niece, Tracy Hartranft; great-niece and great-nephew, Arden and Ty Hantranft.
Interment at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6 in the Jacksonville City Cemetery with the Rev. Lloyd Jackson officiating.
Funeral arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
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Jones Funeral Home & Crematory
303 Chaney Ave
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-1281
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Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Apr. 3 to Apr. 4, 2014