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Mrs. Sara Lois (Smallwood) Brookshire

November 18, 1934 ~ November 9, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Mrs. Sara Brookshire Obituary


Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Sara Lois Smallwood Brookshire, age 88, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2023. Mrs. Brookshire was born in Commerce, Georgia, a daughter to the late Lloyd and Agnes Medley Smallwood. Mrs. Brookshire was of the Holiness Faith and attended the Jefferson Church with the late Reverend Dennis Kesler. Mrs. Brookshire was retired from the Commerce Police Department where she worked as a dispatcher. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Brookshire was preceded in death by her husband of forty years, Ernest Leonard “Smokey” Brookshire, son, David Brookshire, son and daughter in law, Wade and Kim Brookshire, grandchildren, Phillip, Joey and Jody Brookshire, and a sister, Lillian Fowler.

Survivors include her sons, Norman Brookshire and his wife Kathy of Commerce, Duane Brookshire and his wife Helen of Jackson; sister Patsy Love of Jefferson; daughter in law, Barbara Brookshire, Pendergrass, special friends Steve and Paulette Thompson of Jefferson; nine grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren also survive.

The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2023, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Clarke Kesler officiating. The burial will follow in the Woodbine Cemetery with Steve Thompson, Zach Eubanks, Barry Brookshire, Dennis Brookshire, Andrew Brookshire, Chad Ashe, Blake Brookshire, and Dale Dillow honored as pallbearers.

Mrs. Sara Brookshire was a loving wife, mother and faithful follower of Jesus Christ.  She also had a love of flowers and could make any garden grow beautifully. Sara had an eye for God's beauty and is now able to walk the streets of gold and enjoy the most cherished flower gardens of all.

The visitation will be held on Saturday evening from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Evans Funeral Home.

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November 11, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Service
November 12, 2023

2:00 PM
Chapel of Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549

Interment following funeral service
November 12, 2023

Woodbine Cemetery
147 Athens Street
Jefferson, GA 30549


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