Floral 07


Sara Pendergrass (Bassett) Duke

September 18, 1932 ~ March 13, 2018 (age 85)

Sara Pendergrass Duke went to heaven Tuesday, March 13, 2018. A funeral service for Sara will be held Friday, March 16, 2018, 11:00AM at East Dublin Daysprings Worship Center where she was a member. Dr. Frederick Bassett and Rev. Kenny Rowland will officiate. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (Broughton) in Roanoke, Alabama.  Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Townsend Brothers Funeral Home. 

Sara was born September 18, 1932 to Leon and Mary Bassett in Roanoke, Alabama. Sara has always loved God and spending time in church. She enjoyed trips to the beach, singing, dancing and fellowship with friends and family.

Sara is preceded in death by her son, William Jacob Pendergrass, Jr.; sisters, Rhoda Jane Bassett and Dianne Avery; brother, George Bassett.

Sara’s memory will forever be cherished by her husband, Earl Duke of East Dublin; daughter, Rhonda King of Gainesville, daughter Donna (Randy) Kitchens of Pinnacle, NC; step-son Anthony Duke of Lindale; daughter-in-law Derelynn Pendergrass of Rentz; grandchildren, Tasha, Luci, Brandy, Holly, Crystal, Stara, David, Brooke, Max, Paige and Casey Jake; sixteen great-grandchildren; siblings, Frederick Bassett, Martha (Gerson) Pollard, Lynda Anderson, Paul (Sandra) Bassett, Kathy (Demp) Roberts, John (Lynn) Bassett, and Joan (Aubrey) Ray. 

The family would like to thank the medical staff on 5 East at Navicent Health and Serenity Hospice for their kind and loving support offered to them during this time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Laurens County Senior Citizens Center, P.O. Box 8211, Dublin, GA 31021 or to Serenity Hospice, 520 Hillcrest Pkwy, Dublin, GA 31021.

Donations may be made to:

Laurens County Senior Citizen Center
P.O. Box 8211, Dublin GA 31021
Tel: 1-478-277-5025

Serenity Hospice
520 Hillcrest Parkway, Dublin GA 31021

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