Sara Burt Baldridge

Monday, January 28, 2019

Sara Burt Baldridge, 92, passed away on Jan. 25, 2019, in Foley, AL. She was born in Lewisburg, TN on Aug. 7, 1926, to Icee Burgess and James Harvey Ralston. Her father passed away when she was only 8 months old, so her mother raised her. Sara graduated high school from Morgan Preparatory School in Petersburg, TN. She attended Rhodes College in Memphis and graduated from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. Sara was a faithful member of St. Michaelís Episcopal Church in Chickasaw, AL for 58 years. She was a secretary for the Alabama State Docks and retired in 1994. Sara was also a dedicated volunteer at Providence Hospital. Sara was a wonderful daughter, mom, and friend to many. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

Sara is preceded in death by her husband, John Baldridge. She is survived by her daughter, Pat (Morris) Holston; son, Jim (Sheri) Scheer; grandchildren, Angela (Heath) Lewis, Matt (Andrea) Holston, Stacey (Scott) Kennedy, and Jay (Clara) Scheer; eight great grandchildren; cousins Burt Lee Thompson and Dr. Bill (Neida) Thompson.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and nurses of South Baldwin Hospital and Community Hospice for their loving care.

Funeral services for Mrs. Baldridge will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at 11 a.m. from St. Michaelís Episcopal Church in Chickasaw, AL. The family will be accepting friends Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until service time. Rev. Ruth LaMonte will be officiating. After a brief reception at the church, interment will take place in Serenity Memorial Gardens in Theodore, AL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Michaelís Episcopal Church 300 Grant St. Chickasaw, AL 36611.

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