Mrs. Sara Holt Crawford, 94, of Fairmount, departed this life Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Sara was born Oct. 28, 1919, in Gordon County, a daughter of the late James Milford and Mae Orr Holt. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Raymond and Maurice Holt.
Sara was born and raised in Gordon County. She left as a young adult to establish herself as a successful businesswoman in Atlanta returning to Fairmount as a senior citizen. She became involved in the Kiwanis Club, community activities and projects. She touched many lives and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her loving husband, Thomas “Tommy” Crawford Jr.; a son and daughter-in-law; Richard and Jane Webb, and a daughter Sharon Mitchum. Sara is also survived by sisters, Ethylene McBee, Maxie Cronon and Peggie Hall. She has five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Sara Holt Crawford will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Fairmount with the Rev. Rick Langston officiating. She will be laid to rest at Fain Cemetery in Calhoun immediately following the service.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ponders Fairmount Chapel in Fairmount.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in her honor to either the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Foundation or the ALS Association.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Ponders Fairmount Chapel, 2566 Highway 411, Fairmount