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Sarah Isabell Campbell Burris

sarah-burris-1A beautiful spiritual lady graced Heaven today.

Sarah Isabell Campbell Burris, age 98 years young, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.  Our family can only imagine the reunions that took place in Heaven.  We cherish the thoughts of A.J. and Sarah waltzing together as Frank watches.

Sarah was born in Rocky, Arkansas to Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Campbell on March 26, 1918.

She loved life and lived it to the fullest and saw so many changes in her lifetime of 98 years. Sarah was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother great-great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. Always saying how she enjoyed her children and families, they kept her young at heart!

Sarah was a member of First Christian Church in Mena, and was the owner of Sarah’s BeautyShop in the 50’s and 60’s and loved her customers. She was a quilter of many beautiful quilts, that she made with love in every stitch for her family. They will be forever cherished by her family.

She is survived by daughters, Linda Burris Milne and Frances Whisenhunt and husband Audry; grandchildren, Diane Tedder and husband Jeff, Andy Milne and wife Kim, Mitch Milne, Dawn Wagner and husband Mike, and Robert Milne; nine great grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband A.J. Burris; a son, Frank Burris; eight brothers; and six sisters.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 19, 2016, 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel Brother Gary Garrett officiating.  Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be Andy Milne, Mitch Milne, Diane Tedder, Dawn Wagner, Greg Tedder and Chris Tedder.

Honorary pallbearer will be Robert Milne.

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