Sarah Jean Michaels, age 63, of Leavenworth, Kansas, passed away Monday, March 10, 2008 at the Medicalodge of Atchison, Kansas.
Sarah was born December 17, 1944 in Carrollton, Missouri, the daughter of Hester Lloyd and Sarah Katherine (Parks) Michaels. She attended Carrollton schools.
Sarah was a member of the McCroskie Creek Baptist Church in Carrollton. She had been employed with Carrollton Specialties.
She is survived by five children, Barbara Gumm, Leavenworth, Kansas, Elmer Duane Gumm, Jr., Kansas City, Missouri, Joane Boulware, Montgomery City, Missouri, Sarah Faye Hood, Dublin, Ohio, Jerry Wayne Gumm, Moberly, Missouri, one adoptive daughter who was her granddaughter, Cassie Marie Michaels, Leavenworth, Kansas; seven brothers, Hester Lloyd Michaels, Jr., Norborne, Missouri, Kenneth Milton Michaels, Norborne, Missouri, Marrion Russell Michaels, Norborne, Missouri, Dale Ray Michaels, Norborne, Missouri, Stephen Lee Michaels, Carrollton, Missouri, Richard Lynn Michaels, Kansas City, Missouri, John Henry Michaels, Norborne, Missouri; four sisters, Eva Lee Bass, Valdosta, Georgia, Patricia Darlene Pierce, Norborne, Missouri, Kathy Diane Pollard, Carrollton, Missouri, Penny Sue Clemons, Cameron, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
Her parents, and one sister, Carolyn May Hon, preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 14, 2008 at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri, with Martin Brooke officiating. Burial will be in Carroll Memory Gardens, Carrollton, Missouri.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 13, 2008 from 6-8:00 p.m. at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri.
The family suggests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Sarah. They may be left at or mailed to Gibson Funeral Home, 201 S. Main, Carrollton MO 64633.
Condolences may be sent to the family via Gibson Funeral Homes, Inc. website at www.gibsonfunerals.com and clicking on the obituaries link.