Sara Beth McDill Duvall

March 24, 1983September 30, 2012

Sara Beth McDill Duvall, 29, of Lebanon and formerly of Liberty, sadly lost her battle to kidney cancer on Sunday, September 30, 2012, following her diagnosis nearly one year ago. She fought hard during her battle with family and friends close by her side.

Sara was born in Oxford, Ohio, March 24, 1983, to David and Betty Martin McDill. In 2001, she graduated from Union County High School and was a 2005 graduate of Purdue University where she received her degree in horticulture and landscape design. She had been employed in the landscaping business in Zionsville and for the past four years had worked as the office manager at Pettijohn Gravel Conveyors in Zionsville. Sara enjoyed fishing and loved to watch Colts football and attend the games. Since the age of nine, she enjoyed cross-stitching. Sara also took pleasure in working puzzles and attending yard sales.

Sara is survived by her husband: David Duvall; her son: Joshua David Duvall; her parents of Liberty; two sisters and their husbands: Patty McDill Craig and Troy of Bedford, Kentucky; Lisa McDill Rudnick and Jason of Liberty; two nephews: David and Samuel Rudnick; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Sara was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents: Howard and Mary Martin; and her paternal grandparents: Ellis and Genevieve McDill.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Baker Chapel, College Corner, Ohio, with Rev. Ron Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in College Corner Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday where memorial contributions may be made to her son, Joshua’s college fund or to the West College Corner Volunteer Fire Department. For additional information and to send condolences or memories, go to



  • Visitation Thursday, October 4, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 5, 2012


  • Interment

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Annette Schreiber (Harvey)

October 6, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

October 4, 2012

We are very sorry for the loss you have experienced. Simple words cannot express our sympathy. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Ray and Charlene Irrgang

Jennifer Witter-Ramsey

October 4, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with Sara's Family.

October 4, 2012

No words can begin to express your deep loss and sorrow at the loss of Sara. Know that our prayers are with you.

Melissa, Steven,and Sharon Davis

October 3, 2012

We are so sorry for your family's loss. We pray that you will be able to feel the love of those around you and God's peace within. Our family will be keeping your whole family in our prayers and thoughts.
Steve and Vicky Logue

Jan & Annette Skinner

October 3, 2012

We are so sad to hear about the loss of Sara. Any one who knew Sara, loved Sara. She was a very special person. Thoughts and prayers to the family for strength and healing.

Troy Creek

October 3, 2012

My thoughts and prayers go out to your family in this sad times. Sara was such a bright light and an inspiring soul. May you find comfort in knowing she inspired those around her never to give up.

Angie (Burke) Pennington

October 3, 2012

We were so very sorry to hear about Sara. Please know that our thoughts and prayers go out to each of you.

Steve and Angie (Burke) Pennington

Nici Elgan

October 3, 2012

All of us from The Brickman Group in Zionsville are filled with heavy hearts on your loss. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Sarah Smith

October 3, 2012

My heart breaks for your loss; please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all.