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WALTERS, Sarah Rebecca 88, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Clark County. Born March 13, 1925 in Springfield, Sarah was the second of thirteen children born to the late William Harvey Smith and Charlotte Jane (Berry) Smith. After graduating from Springfield High School in 1943, she worked at the Crowell Collier Publishing Company, Ross-Willoughby Company, and ultimately retired from the Elliott Company in 1980. In March of 1946, Sarah married Junior E. Walters and together they had 5 children; Carol (Dan) Hofer of Wylie, Texas; Ginny (Richard) Spencer of Springfield; Pamela Walters of Gilbert, Arizona; Marilyn (Bob Durst) Conover of Vero Beach, Florida; and son Jim (Debi) Walters of Hardy, Virginia. Grandchildren who will miss her loving attention are: Tim Hofer; Amanda (Patrick) Hartory; Jeff (Robin) Black; Jody Black (fiancée Lauren Connor); Tracy (Chris) Nicewaner; Steve Spencer; Andy Spencer (fiancée Elizabeth Theado); Jason (Kate) Walters; Aaron (Jessica) Walters; Ryan (Rae Lea) Walters; Jessica (Frank) Hecker; Kyle Conover; as well as 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Alexander, Springfield; Sylvia Driscoll, Jamestown; along with sisters-in-law Sharon and Carol Smith; half sister-in-law, Aggie (Russ) Ferryman of Springfield; life-long friend Clarabelle Haynes, and a multitude of cousins, nieces, and nephews. Along with her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by her husband, Junior; brothers, William, Jr., Donald, Ronald, and Danny; and sisters, Jane, Phyllis, Mary, Barbara, Patricia, and Sandra. The family will receive friends at JACKSON LYTLE & LEWIS LIFE CELEBRATION CENTER, Springfield from 5-8pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. A funeral service will be held at Faith in Christ Lutheran Church (1603 Moorefield Rd Springfield) where Sarah was a long time member, on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 10am, with Pastor Jeff Lee presiding. Friends and family are welcome to arrive at 9am. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park. Memorial contributions may be made in Sarah's honor to Community Mercy Med Assist or to Faith in Christ Lutheran Church. Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.jacksonlytle.com.
Published in Springfield News-Sun on May 13, 2013