Sara Alice Harris
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Sara Alice Harris
Sara Alice Brown Carithers Harris, age 85, passed away February 16, 2021, at her home. She was born in Panama City, FL, to the late Charles and Ida Victoria Brown. Sara was preceded in death by her brothers, Ernest Brown and Edward Brown, her sisters, Ophelia Merchant, Mizelle Ritchie, and Myron Davis, and her two loving husbands, Tommy Ray Carithers and Robert Harris. Sara's mother died when she was very young, and she was raised by Myron and David Davis, who loved her dearly and provided a stable home and beautiful childhood. Sara graduated from Bay High School and was a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church, where she taught in numerous positions. She had a deep love for her family and leaves a wonderful legacy and many cherished memories to her children, Gregory (Diann) Carithers of Fairhope, AL, Randy (Virginia) Carithers of Mobile, AL, Renee (Mark) Mercer of Panama City, Roberta (Scott) Woodward of Fort Pierce, FL, Al (Martha) Harris of Panama City, and Bobby (Cindy) Harris of Griffin, GA; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and special niece, who was more like a sister, Sherry Davis, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Sara cherished her faith and her family above all else and leaves an indelible mark on those who knew her best. She will be greatly and deeply missed. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 am. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Immanuel Baptist Church Food Pantry.

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Published in Panama City News Herald from Feb. 18 to Feb. 21, 2021.
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February 22, 2021
Teresa & i mourn with you today & rejoice with you at the resurrection. Teresa's mom is not doing well & we cannot attend service. Our love to you.
Teresa & bruce
bruce mercer
February 22, 2021
Your mom was very sweet lady and a true Christian. I know you will miss her. Praying for you, Debbie Howell Davis
Debra Davis
February 20, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. May God bless and comfort the family!
Bobby and Brenda Sanders
February 19, 2021
Randy you and your family are in our prayers. I could always since the joy that it brought you when you would return from spending time with your mother.
May God continue to bless you and family with great memories of her in the days to come.
Sammy and Barbara Taylor
February 18, 2021
Sara has been an encourager and inspiration for many years to many many people. She will be missed greatly. It was a long journey but she traveled it gracefully. Heavens rejoicing with a new resident. Thanks for the memories.
Dennis and Rhonda Hatcher
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