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SARA T. CRARY Aka Grandma Grapes Sara Timon Crary was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on August 13, 1930 and died at her home in Stuart, Florida on March 25, 2014. She moved to Stuart with her parents, Carl and Lulu Roth, in 1937 and attended Grade and High School there graduating from Stuart High School in 1948. In High School she played basketball and softball and was the head Cheerleader. After graduation she entered nurse's training at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach where she attended Palm Beach Junior College and once again was a school Cheerleader. While in Nurse's Training she was elected president of her Class for all three years. After graduating and becoming a Registered Nurse in 1951 she enrolled in The University of Florida where she also served as a school nurse and was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. In 1953 she met and married Lawrence J. Timon and they had four children. After their divorce she continued to work as a RN at Martin County Hospital and for several local physicians until she became the Director of the local division of the Palm Beach Blood Bank from which she retired after twenty years of service. Upon retirement she traveled extensively, became an experienced sailor, a golfer and an avid bridge player. In 1996 she married Evans Crary Jr. and the two of them continued sailing the Bahamas, playing golf wherever they traveled and enjoying their extended family. She was a member of the Yacht and Country Club of Stuart where she was an active member of several bridge groups. She is survived by her husband, Evans; children Jan Timon of Jensen Beach, Florida, Katen(Kim) Karlten of Honolulu, Hawaii, Jay Timon of New Orleans, Louisiana, Philip (Isabella) Timon of Chads Ford, Pennsylvania, stepchildren, Lawrence (Judi) Crary of Stuart, Florida, Michael (Ann) Crary of Sewalls Point, Florida, Ann (Jeff) Jowers of Asheville, North Carolina, grandchildren, James (Lauren) Chesrown, Jason Chesrown, Kirin Low, Shaolin Low, Khan Low, Eleanor Timon, Lloyd Timon, Peter Timon, Catherine Timon, Bella Johnson, Jasper Johnson, step-grandchildren Dr. Amy Crary, Evans (Heather) Crary IV, John (Heather) McKewn, Sean Crary, Hannah Crary; great-grandchildren Saralynn Chesrown, Lily Chesrown and step great-grandchildren Ben Crary- Lindstrom, Emily Crary- Lindstrom, Gisele Crary, Evans Crary V, and Talley Crary. Memorial Contributions may be made to VNA, Hospice of the Treasure Coast, Martin Medical Center Foundation or Council on Aging. Services: A memorial service will be held at the Kane Center, 900 SE Salerno Road, Stuart, FL on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 4 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley Funeral & Cremation Service. An online guest book may be signed at

Published in the TC Palm on Mar. 30, 2014
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