Sarah Allen Lea
August 09, 1930 - May 17, 2019
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Saturday May 18, 2019, 6-7:30 PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Sunday May 19, 2019, 2 PM
Salem United Methodist Church
933 Salem Church Rd.
Hurdle Mills, NC 27541
Sarah Allen Lea, 88, of 1086 Snipes Road, Hurdle Mills, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Ira G. Allen and Joey Broach Allen. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert M. Lea, Sr. and six siblings. Mrs. Lea graduated from Watts School of Nursing in 1951. She retired after 44 years as a registered nurse. Mrs. Lea was a member of Salem United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her three children: Joanna Lea (Kaye), Susan Lea Hester (Donald) and Herbert "Bert" M. Lea, Jr. (Janet), all of Hurdle Mills; one sister, Rachel Martin of Hurdle Mills; four grandchildren: Anna Hester Martin (Sam), Meredith Lea Harris (John Price), Leah Hester Clayton (Brandon) and Maddie Lea; five great-grandchildren: Lucas, Anniston, Caroline Clayton, Ellie Harris and Leah Stedman Martin.
Visitation will be held from 6-7:30 PM Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Brooks & White Chapel and other times at the home.
Funeral service will be 2 PM Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Salem United Methodist Church with the Rev. Renée Burnette officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family in great gratitude, would like to thank Shirley Richmond for her loving care and devotion to our mother. Also, the compassion the MSA Home Health & Hospice of Person County provided for our mother.
Memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 933 Salem Church Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541.