Sarah Gilreath Thompson

October 19, 1939 ~ June 7, 2022 (age 82)


Sarah Gilreath Thompson, 82, of Shorter, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 7, 2022. She was born on Oct. 19, 1939, in Cartersville, GA, to James Wofford and Elizabeth Newsom Gilreath. She graduated from Huntingdon College where she majored in English and was elected May Queen 1961. She married Andrew Dudley Thompson and is survived by their children Drew (Skye) Thompson, Elizabeth (Wes) Cook, and Emily (Jonathan) Bunn; grandchildren Erica Brooks, Kathryn (Matt) Baker, Margaret Thompson, Amber Ballow, Yates (Lindsey) Cook, Will Cook, David Bunn, and Mitchell Bunn; and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her sisters Martha Dell and Margaret Gilreath. She was a member of the Encouragers Class at First Baptist Church Montgomery and was a devoted wife, mother, and Nana. Her family knows the meaning of love because she modeled it every day. 

Graveside services will be Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 12:00 noon at Calebee Cemetery in Shorter at the corner of US Hwy. 80 and County Road 9 with Dr. Dale Huff officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faith Radio in Montgomery. 

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Graveside Service
June 9, 2022

12:00 PM
Calebee Cemetery

Shorter, AL 36075

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