SHEA, SARA RUTH (ORAN) - age 73, of Loudon, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014, at her home. Sara Ruth was born in Loudon, Tennessee, on September 3, 1940, to W.A. and Louella Hinds Oran. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. Sara Ruth was a member of New Providence Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her grandson, Corey Bryant; parents; sisters, Pauline Saffles, Edith Brown, Mertie Lee McCosh, and Justine Wilcox; brothers, Leslie "Les" Oran and Lloyd Oran. She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Michael Bradford Shea; children and their spouses, Renee and Phil Pierce of Lenoir City, Randy and Kelly Bryant of Daphne, AL, Bradford and Bettie Shea of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Bailey Bryant, Delaney Pierce, and Oran Pierce all of Lenoir City, Kailey Bryant of Daphne, AL, Hope Shea and Adam Shea both of Charlotte, NC; brother, William Arthur "Bill" Oran, Jr. of Bossier City, LA; sister, Peggy Worley of Nashville, TN; special niece, Sissy Early; along with many other nieces, nephews; and very special loved ones, Anita and Dale Kollock of Lenoir City. A heartfelt thank you to the nurses and staff of Covenant Homecare Hospice, especially Pat and Kelly for their care and support. The family will receive friends from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Monday, at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Jeff Bowden officiating. Private interment will be held. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements.www.clickfuneralhome.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Aug. 24, 2014