Sara Jo Hensley Umbarger
1934 - 2020
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Sara Jo Hensley Umbarger (86) died on December 16, 2020, at the Westminster Saint Augustine retirement community in St. Augustine, Florida. The daughter of Cora Glenn Gillam and Charles Alexander Hensley of Morganton, North Carolina, Sara earned a Commercial Art certificate at the Richmond Professional Institute (now VCU) in Richmond, Virginia. She especially loved watercolors, birds, iris, poetry, Scrabble, and dark chocolate covered almonds.

Sara and her husband of 62 years, the Reverend Lloyd Umbarger, served Presbyterian congregations in Baltimore, MD; West Chester, PA; Woodstown, NJ; and Bay City, MI. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her two sons: Paul (Caren) of St. Augustine Beach and Jim of Burnet, TX; and two grandsons: Charley and Louis of Custer, SD. She is also survived by her niece Elizabeth Snyder and nephew Walter Love, both of Charlotte, NC. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Geneva Presbyterian Church,1755 SR 13, Switzerland, FL 32259.

Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL (904) 288-0025. Please sign the guestbook at

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Published in Baltimore Sun on Jan. 13, 2021.
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January 10, 2021
My condolences to the family . May you find comfort in your treasured memories
and Gods promise to return our loved ones . 1st Thessalonians 4 : 13 & 14 .
January 10, 2021
May God comfort and console you during your time of grief. I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
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