Obituary: Sarah (Welch) Mathews

Obituary: Sarah (Welch) Mathews, 97, of Oakland, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023.

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Sarah (Welch) Mathews, 97, of East Gulley Street, Oakland, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at the Clermont Health and Rehabilitation. Sarah was born in Sandersville, Georgia, on Nov. 21, 1925, to the late Willie and Mattie Sue Welch.

She moved to Winter Garden at the age of 6 years old. Sarah worked as a fruit packer for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Mathews; son, Ray Mathews; brothers, James W. Welch and Wayne W. Welch.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Ward; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive relatives and friends for a visitation from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, at Winter Oak Funeral Home. Services will be held at noon with Pastor Jeff Shaver officiating.

Sarah will be laid to rest next to her loving husband immediately following the service at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Sarah's arrangements were in the caring guidance of Winter Oak Funeral Home.


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