Graveside services for Mrs Sarah Frances Hancock Jennings age 80 of Asheville, NC, formerly of Fayetteville, will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Adam Guice and Rev. Justin Smith officiating. Burial will be beside her husband Mr. Samuel Thomas Jennings Jr. who passed away in 2012. Mrs. Jennings passed away Friday morning in Asheville, NC.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Jennings was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Tina Mae Simms Hancock, was a retired public health nurse, and a member of the Highland United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughter Patricia (Patty) Ann Wills and husband Daniel of Asheville, NC, son Gary Wilson Jennings and wife Jana of Nashville, grandchildren, Sherry Renee Guice and husband Adam, Jennifer Leigh Smith and husband Justin, Cecelia Jennings, and four great grandchildren, sister Jimmie Sue Hancock of Fayetteville. Mrs Jennings was preceded in death by a brother Paul Wilson Hancock.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home prior to services.
Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family of Mrs. Sarah Frances Hancock Jennings.
So Sorry to hear about Mrs. Sarah – she was so much fun and kind to all of us – Sorry to miss the funeral had fever and had had company during this – our boys are in Charlotte and Spartanburg would love to see you- praying for you and your family at this time
Patty, your mom was a special lady! All of the Pitts kids got their shots from her. She was professional and no nonsense, but she always took the time to talk to them and to find out how things were going with them and me. Thanks for sharing her with the children of Lincoln County!
Have many happy memories of Sam & Sarah. So sorry for your lost.
Out heartfelt sympathy to Sara’s family, she will be sadly missed, we all loved her. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you go through this difficult time.
God Bless all of you!!
Floyd and Imogene
Patty: It saddens me to learn of your mom’s passing. I have such very fond memories of spending time at your home and the things that we got into! Your mom was a very special lady that took the time to love me and even give some discipline. May God wrap His loving arms around you and your family to comfort you like no one else can. Love, Pam
To the family
Deepest sympathy to the family. Remember her from the Health Dept.
Patty, you mom was a sweet lady.
So sorry about your loss. Please know that we send our love and prayers to you.
The Kinser Family
Ms. Sarah was a beloved nurse in this community. She and my husband, pediatrician Dr. Bill Young, spent many hours conspiring how to better the health of Lincoln Co. children. I have a picture of her as a nurse if you would like a copy. We loved her. Suzanne
Mrs. Sarah was a great lady. I loved her sense of humor and how she always shot straight with you. My prayers are with you all.