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Sarah Dobbins Burress
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Birth: May 16, 1920
Death: Dec. 15, 2010

Sarah Louise Dobbins Busby Burress, age 90, died December 15, 2010. Born May 16, 1920, she was a native of Anderson, SC, and daughter of the late John Thomas and Louise McDonald Dobbins. She was a young widow of her first marriage to the late Thad R. Busby of Anderson, SC, a widow of her second marriage to the late Robert M. Rippy of Blacksburg, SC, and a widow of the late Cleveland O. Burress of Glendale, SC. Surviving are a daughter, Sara Beverly Busby Rabon of Lexington, SC; and a son, Thad R. Busby and his wife, Charlotte, of Raleigh, NC; four grandchildren, Sara De Anna L. Cox of Chapin, SC, Laura B. Langston of Charleston, SC, Richard Busby of Raleigh, NC, and Virginia Busby Eddins of Abingdon, MD; and eight great-grandchildren, Joshua, Scott, Talmadge, Olivia, Colin, Sarah, Ilaria and Genevieve. She was predeceased by two brothers, J. Reese Dobbins and Thomas L. Dobbins. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church, a former Sunday School teacher for Grade 4 children for 40 years, a member of the Gleaners Sunday School class and a former member of the Iris Garden Club of Spartanburg. She had retired from Custom Drapery and Raycord and was a resident of Spartanburg, SC, for 46 year, after which she was cared for by her daughter in Lexington, SC. Her faith was constant as was the love she gave her family.
Service will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2010, at 3:00 p.m. at The McDougald Funeral Home of Anderson with visitation from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Burial will be beside her beloved first husband in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Anderson, SC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association , 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29615 or Southside Baptist Church, 316 S. Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.

Published in The State on December 17, 2010

Family links: 
  John Thomas Dobbins (1879 - 1945)
  Emma Louise McDonald Dobbins (1882 - 1960)
  Thad R Busby (1916 - 1949)
  Jesse Reese Dobbins (1900 - 1978)*
  Sarah Dobbins Burress (1920 - 2010)
*Calculated relationship
Sarah Busby Burress

Child of God

Beloved Wife and Mother

Note: Husbands: Thad R. Busby, Robert M. Rippy, Cleveland O. Burress
Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
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Record added: Dec 17, 2010
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Sarah <i>Dobbins</i> Burress
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