Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Barnett Gee, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, May 28, 2020. Mrs. Gee was born in Jefferson, Georgia a daughter of the late Henry Polk Barnett and the late Ida Grey Sudderth Barnett. was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Jefferson, a graduate of Berry College. Mrs. Gee “Gee-Gee” as she was lovingly known by students and friends, enjoyed a successful thirty year teaching career with the Jackson County School System and had the distinction of being the first female high school varsity coach in Jackson County, and was inducted to the Jackson County High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2016. She touched and influenced hundreds of lives. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gee is preceded by her husband Thomas Kinney Gee, a sister Barbara B. Benson and her husband Bradford Benson.
Survivors include a niece, Kelli Sosebee and her husband Ted of Jefferson. Great nephews, Kaleb, Ashton, and Kendall, and niece Rylee. Her special pet Angel. Caregivers; the Charlie and Frances King family who provided loving care and attention for the last few years. Special friends; Malina and Duran Turner and Charlie and Rhonda.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, May 31, 2020 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Evans officiating with burial to follow in the Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Frankie Bray, Steve Sweat, Kenneth Bryson, Tim Love, Joe Peppers, and Ricky Sanders. The family will receive friends, 1:00 - 5:00 P.M. Saturday, May 30, 2020 at the funeral home. Those attending are asked to maintain the recommended social distancing of six feet and please wear protective masks in accordance with guidelines concerning the Coronavirus.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Jefferson, P.O. Box 594, Jefferson, Georgia, 30549.
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First Presbyterian Church of Jefferson
P.O. Box 594, Jefferson GA 30549