Obituary and funeral service: Sarah Grace Marchant Smith, 91, of Monroe

Sarah Grace Marchant Smith, age 91, of Monroe, formerly of Emanuel County, passed away on January 25, 2020. She was born in Tift County on February 29, 1928, to the late Callie Bass Marchant and the late Clayton Thomas Marchant. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Smith and by her three brothers, Oren Marchant, William (WD) Marchant, and Ralph Marchant.

Surviving members of her family are daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Dean Lewis of Monroe; granddaughters, Alyssa Lewis of Atlanta and Casey Renee Carson (Jeremy) of Ponte Vedra, Florida; great-grandsons, Landon and Luke Carson; extended family Mary Ann and Cissy Peebles of Swainsboro; and beloved nieces and nephews.

Also included: the Great Oaks Senior Living, MedTechs, CNAs, and staff, who showed her such love and became part of her family; the Abbey Hospice angels, Veronica and Sherri, who were her comfort in these last months.

The first visitation will be on Monday, January 27, from 5 pm to 7 pm at Meadows Funeral Home (2128 Hwy. 11) in Monroe Georgia.

The second visitation will be on Wednesday, January 29th from 1 pm to 2 pm at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard (621 W. Main St.) in Swainsboro, Georgia. Graveside service will also be held on Wednesday, January 29th at 2:30 pm at Mt. Zion Cemetery (399 Mt. Zion Church Rd) in Norristown, Georgia.

In lieu of flowers: hug someone, put out feeders and watch the songbirds and hummingbirds, have a conversation with someone you don’t know, smile at your neighbor, show kindness to a stranger. These are things that would make Grace happy!

Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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