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Sarah Emmaline Staley

December 23, 1934 — September 12, 2020

Sarah Emmaline Staley

Sarah Emmaline Staley, 85, formerly of Frankfort, passed away September 12, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Kempton.  She was born December 23, 1934 in Scottsburg, IN. to Irwin A. and Edna V. (Reed) Payne.  She married William C. Staley on November 12, 1993; he passed away on December 9, 1998.

Sarah retired in 1998 from Mallory’s after 35 years of service. She enjoyed her daily devotions but also reading in general, crocheting and crafting, socializing by going out to eat and shop, and participating with the "silver sneakers” at the YMCA. 

Sarah is survived by her children; Dennis Walker of Frankfort and Brenda Winegar of Kempton; nine grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Robert James Walker Jr.; daughter, Linda Lou Staley; brothers, Don, Doug, Dave, Bill, and Bud; sisters, Charlene Birden, Helen Ray, Maxine Pence and Inez Pence.

There will be a private family service, with entombment, at the Green Lawn Cemetery in Frankfort.

Memorial contributions may be made in Sarah’s honor to Clinton County Humane Society, PO Box 455, Frankfort, Ind. 46041.  

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