Sara Elizabeth Kelly Barrett

Easley- Sara Elizabeth Kelly Barrett, 97, formerly of Westminster, widow of the late Benjamin Frank Barrett Sr., passed away May 14th, 2020, at Upstate Community Hospice House of Landrum.

Born in Oconee County, she was the daughter of the late Wade Hampton and Nettie Wilson Kelly. Sara was a homemaker and a member of Westminster Baptist Church; where she served as a Sunday School Teacher, Vacation Bible School Teacher, and a G.A. Leader. She was also active in the Westminster Garden Club, the Westminster Lion’s Club, in addition to serving as a mother to all the neighborhood children.

Mrs. Barrett is survived by sons, Dr. W. Ronald Barrett and wife Mary Nell of Gaffney, Benjamin Frank Barrett, Jr. and wife Trish of Easley; daughters, Marian Barrett Baer and husband David of Hickory, N.C., Kelly Barrett Ling and husband Larry of Aiken, S.C.; brother, Wilson Kelly of Clemson; 10 grandchildren – Meridith Barrett Norwood, Kristen Barrett Cox, David Reed Baer III, Wade Barrett Baer, Alisha Barrett Martin, Courtney Barrett Vaughan, Elizabeth Barrett Lloyd, Benjamin Barrett Way, Casey Elizabeth Way, and Stephanie Kate Ling; and 23 great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Sara is proceeded in death by brothers, Ray Kelly and Knox Kelly; sisters, Gladys Dickson and Hazel Lee.

A Graveside Service will be held 2:00 pm, Sunday, May 17th at Oconee Memorial Park. In lieu of a formal visitation, you may drop by Sandifer Funeral Home on Saturday, May 16th, between the hours of 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to pay your respects and sign the register book.

The family is at their respective homes. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mrs. Barrett’s memory can be made to Westminster Baptist Church, PO Box 375, Westminster, SC 29693 or to Dot’s Kitchen, PO Box 975, Westminster, SC 29693.

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