Sarah Ann White

By  | September 12, 2020 | Filed under: Obituaries, Williams Funeral Home

Sarah Ann White Sarah Ann White, age 84, passed away at her home Wednesday, September 9, 2020, surrounded by family. Sarah was born in the hills of Mount Pleasant, Tennessee September 11, 1935, to the late Izar Andrew Workman and Maggie Ann Woods.

Sarah knew from a young age what it was to work hard. She left school in the fifth grade to work alongside her sisters helping their father by picking cotton, planting tobacco, and working in the sawmill. She carried her hard-working nature throughout her entire life. She held several different careers over her life including as a seamstress at home and in a factory in Mt. Pleasant, and alongside her husband at Murray Ohio for over 25 years before finally retiring. Though her most passionate work was as a florist. Her husband Clarence built her own shop, where she opened Sarah’s flowers and gifts; she was an incredibly talented florist and would work for days at a time to fulfill orders. Sarah had a true passion for flowers and gardening, she had Clarence build a greenhouse onto their home, to which she filled with verdant life. Sarah’s gift of nurturing extended beyond flowers and gardens, she also tended to the love and care of many children over the years in her home. Sarah is loved and will be missed.

Sarah is survived by her daughters: Cindy (Chris) Frazier and Ginny E. Barnett; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings: Janie Kerr, O’Klean Hanvy, and Janet Lanier; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Clarence D. White, Jr.; daughter: Maggie Ann Hamilton; son: Clarence Henry Jones; and recently her granddaughters that she raised: Connie and Carrie Whitehead.

The family will have a private visitation. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Blowing Springs Cemetery in Mount Pleasant.

Williams Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences can be given to the family online at

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