Sarah Frances Croley

Published 10:02 am Monday, October 21, 2019

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Funeral services for Sarah Frances Croley, 70, of Whigham, Ga., are at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at Family Worship Center, Cairo, Ga. Pastor Johnny H. Moore and Pastor Johnny Burdick will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Whigham, Ga. Mrs. Croley passed away at her home in Whigham, Ga., on Saturday, October 19, 2019, with her loving family at her side.

Active pallbearers will be Russ Fender, Chris Hand, Garyn Croley, Traye Croley, Chase Croley and Ronnie Boyd.

Mrs. Croley was born on April 2, 1949, in Quitman, Ga., to the late Bernie Wilson Folsom and Nannie Lee Lindsey Folsom. On August 11, 1964, she married Gary Croley, Sr., who survives. They were married for 55 years. She was a homemaker and partner in the family business operations and logging company. Sarah loved her canine companions, JT and Dixie. She loved to read and work in her flowerbeds at her home. She was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church and currently attended Family Worship Center.

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Survivors include: her husband, Gary Croley of Whigham, Ga.; children, Carol C. Fender (Robert) of Douglas, Ga., Cheryl C. Black (Tony) of Whigham, Wally Croley (Heather) of Whigham, Wade Croley (Dehlia) of Climax, Ga.; grandchildren, Caroline F. Hand (Chris) of Douglas, Russ Fender (Caitlyn) of Douglas, Sarah Beth Black of Whigham, Taylor Black of Whigham, Chase Croley of Milledgeville, Ga., Garyn Croley of Whigham, Traye Croley Whigham, Kendall Croley of Climax, Karlynn Croley of Climax, Kamryn Croley of Climax; great-grandchildren, Ava Hand of Douglas, Robert Fender of Douglas; sisters, Emma Jean Fulghum (Doug) of Thomasville, Ga., Bernice Mitchell (Charles) of Thomasville; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Bernie Folsom.

Memorials may be made in Mrs. Croley’s memory to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. (Link Provided On Web Site)

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Monday, October 21, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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