Sara Kathleen Worden

Worden, Sara Kathleen
Sara Kathleen Worden was called Home on Friday January 18th at the age of 91. Born July 8th, 1921, Sara was raised on a small farm in Eldon, Missouri and relocated to Washington State where should we raise 3 children and 4 stepchildren. In 2008, after more than 70 years in Washington State, Sara relocated to Mesa, AZ to be near her son, Joe Worden and his family. Sara lived at Discovery Point in Mesa and Best Care Home of Moon Valley in Phoenix. Sara enjoyed making many new friends in Arizona. Sara was the personification of courage, love, and resiliency and embraced each new challenge life presented to her with unwavering strength and determination. Sara will forever be remembered as a loving and caring Wife, Mother, Aunt, Grandma and Great Grandmother, and friend to many. Sara is survived by sister Bertie Reece of Independence, MO, daughters June Johnson of Seattle and Candi (Loren) of Walla Walla, sons Joseph (Suzanne) of Phoenix, Lamont (Brenda) of Spokane, and Brian of Seattle. Additionally, she leaves behind numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, all of whom she treasured and loved deeply. Go home Mom where there is no more sorrow and pain. Sara Kathleen Worden was deeply loved and will be forever missed by those who knew her.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 13, 2013