Sarah Young Barnes

Augusta, GA – Mrs. Sarah Young Barnes, wife of the late William Newton Barnes, entered into rest on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Doctor’s Hospital.

Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors this Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. with the Reverend Mark Taylor and the Reverend Wayne Usry officiating. Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Barnes was a native and lifelong resident of the Augusta area and the daughter of the late Ellis and Vernie Benson Young. She had worked at the Maxwell House Pharmacy as a clerk and she was a member of the Friendship United Methodist Church, and was a Sunday School Teacher in her younger years. She enjoyed dancing, was a wonderful cook and mother as well as grandmother and great grandmother.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her great granddaughter, Jessica Conway Williams; and her siblings, Ellis Young, Jr., Harold Young, Bertha Cousart and Leila Tanner.

She is survived by her loving daughters, Lynda Anderson and her husband Lonnie and Donna Mallard; her sister, Dorothy Owens; her grandchildren, Jamie Williams, Jr., Bonnie Allen, Chad Mallard and Adam Mallard; seven great grandchildren; as well as her great great grandchildren, Sierra Hall, Gunner Sparks and Bristol Sparks who is due to be born in May.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

If desired, memorials may be made to Friendship UMC, 3027 Tobacco Road, Hephzibah, GA 30815.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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