Sara Sue McWilliams

November 2, 1916February 2, 2019

Sara Sue McWilliams, age 102, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Sara Sue was born November 2, 1916 in Sherman, Texas to Anna (Burke) Stewart and Dr. Alan Stewart, who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Thomas J. McWilliams Sr.; her daughter, Suzanne Cooke and her brother, Alan T. Stewart. Sara Sue is survived by her son, Thomas J. (Judy) McWilliams Jr; granddaughters, Molly (Jake) Markley, Lindsay (Matt) McBride and Kelly Cooke; her great-grandchildren Brady, Luke and Colby Markley and Wesley and Reese McBride; her sister, Rachel Morrison and other loving family and friends.

Sara Sue graduated from Texas Tech University where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gama sorority. She married Tom McWilliams in 1934 and they moved to Denver in 1938. Sara Sue was an elementary school teacher, a founding member of PEO sorority, an avid bridge player, an extensive traveler, and a lover of life. She was a beloved grandmother, mother, wife and friend.

A Celebration of Life Service for Sara Sue will begin at 2:00 pm, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Olinger Chapel Hill Mortuary & Cemetery, 6601 South Colorado Blvd, Centennial, CO 80121, followed immediately by a reception in the Summit Room. Sara Sue has been laid to rest at Olinger Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the McWilliams family.


  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, February 16, 2019
  • Reception Saturday, February 16, 2019

Sara Sue McWilliams

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