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Sara Ezzell

2019-05-21

Mrs. Sara Luke Ezzell, 99, passed away February 2, 2019 at Redmond Hospital in Rome, Georgia.

After living in Fernandina Beach, Fl. for over 30 years she moved to Rome in 2018 to be closer to family. Sara was born on October 15, 1919 in Rocky Ford, Ga. to the late Annie Wyatt Luke and Thomas Monroe Luke. Sara�s father was a Methodist minister in Georgia so she moved often. She met and married her husband Hugh Ezzell in Atlanta, Ga. They resided in Brewton. Alabama before moving to Amelia Island. Sara was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church and was an avid artist.

She was preceded in death by her husband and son, Christoper (Chris) Alan Ezzell and five siblings; Thomas J. Luke, Mary Luke Oliver, Virginia Luke Morgan, Frances Luke Brogden and Ainsworth (Bo) Luke. She is survived by her daughter, Jannice Ezzell McGinnis, Rome Ga. and son, Michael Medders, Sr.(Janie), Statesboro, Ga. Grandchildren include Michael E.McGinnis (Chris), Michelle Medders Rushing( Mark), Michael Medders, Jr (Leigh). Sara also had 9 great grandchildren and 5 great, great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive including Mary Ann Murphy(Paul) and Tommy Oliver(Anita), Fernandina, Fran Pullis(Tom), Fisherville , Ky. , Steve Morgan (Nancy) of Jekyll Island, Ga., Sally Luke Awe (Milt), Hampshire, Il., Tommy J. Luke, Jacksonville, FL., Nancy Luke Courson of Jacksonville FL , Marsha Ann Taylor (Al) of Brunswick, Ga., and Marty Luke (Jolene) and Monty Luke (Linda) of Newnan Ga.

A graveside service at Bosque Bello will be held on Saturday, June 1st at 11:00 with the Reverand Drew Weseman officiating. Contributions can be made to the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society, the Memorial United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.