OBITUARY

Sarah Ann Gaede

October 7, 1934March 5, 2018
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Sarah Ann Gaede, 83, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, passed away March 5, 2018. She was born October 7, 1934 in Owensville, Indiana to the late Dolphus & Cleora (Yelverton) Spray. Sarah was a member of Oaklawn United Methodist Church, the Joy/Life Sunday School Class, the Chancel Choir and volunteered with the Kids For Christ youth group. She was an avid viewer of Family Feud, Wheel of Fortune, Judge Judy, the Price is Right and many soaps. She also made many counted cross stitch and embroidery items for her family. She married Herman Ray Gaede December 20, 1952 and enjoyed 57 years of marriage before his death in 2010. Also preceding her in death are her siblings John Spray, Martha Hasse and Margie Huchel and a daughter-in-law Deborah Gaede. Survivors include their 8 children; Linda (Terry) Youngblood, Lisa (Dean) Farmer, Herman “Ray” Gaede Jr. (Lisa), Ricky Gaede, Rhett Gaede, Rory Gaede, Rance (Cathy) Gaede, and Leslee (Jimmy) Fulkerson. Also surviving are 21 Grandchildren, 23 Great-grandchildren, with another to be here in June and 1 great-great grandchild; many nieces, nephews, friends, special friend Gertrude Ferguson and extended family in California. Pallbearers are Zachary Youngblood, Andrew Youngblood, Michael Farmer, Seth Gaede, Koven Gaede and Carter Fulkerson. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Oyidie Igbokidi and Dr. John Sorrels. Visitation will be 10:00 am to 11:00 am Saturday at Oaklawn United Methodist Church with services beginning at 11:00 am, with Bro. Fred Hunter and Bro. Russ Breshears officiating. Burial will follow at Morning Star cemetery. Memorials may be made to Kids For Christ, C/O Oaklawn United Methodist Church, 216 Higdon Ferry Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913.

  • FAMILY

  • Leslee Fulkerson (Jimmy), Daughter
  • Linda Youngblood (Terry), Daughter
  • Lisa Farmer (Dean), Daughter
  • Herman "Ray" Gaede (Lisa) Jr., Son
  • Ricky Gaede, Son
  • Rhett Gaede, Son
  • Rory Gaede, Son
  • Rance Gaede, Son
  • Herman Ray Gaede Sr., Husband
  • Dolphus Spray, Father
  • Cleora Spray, Mother
  • Martha Hasse, Sister
  • Margie Huchel, Sister
  • John Spray, Brother
  • Deborah Gaede, Daughter-in-law
  • Also surviving are 21 Grandchildren, 23 Great-grandchildren, with another to be here in June and 1 great-great grandchild; many nieces, nephews, friends, special friend Gertrude Ferguson and extended family in California.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Zachary Youngblood, Pallbearer
  • Andrew Youngblood, Pallbearer
  • Michael Farmer, Pallbearer
  • Seth Gaede, Pallbearer
  • Koven Gaede, Pallbearer
  • Carter Fulkerson, Pallbearer
  • Dr. Oyidie Igbokidi, Honorary Bearer
  • Dr. John Sorrels, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, March 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 10, 2018
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Jim & Judy Wetherington

March 8, 2018

We are so sorry for your loss. She was a precious, beautiful lady, loved her sitting behind us and hearing her sing on Sunday mornings. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God grant you his grace during this difficult time.

Scotty and Charlotte Dodd

March 8, 2018

Leslie and family:
Remembering you and your family with special thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you know god's grace and peace now and in the coming days. He will give you the strength to face your loss,

Scotty and Charlotte Dodd

Lisa Biggers

March 8, 2018

Leslee, Jimmy, and family,
I’m so sorry for your loss. Sarah was a wonderful mother and grandmother, and a true Christian role model. You are all in my prayers.

Staff of Gross Funeral Home

March 6, 2018

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

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Biography

Sarah was born October 7, 1934 in Owensville, Indiana to the late Dolphus & Cleora (Yelverton) Spray. She married Herman Ray Gaede December 20, 1952 and enjoyed 57 years of marriage before his death in 2010.

Sarah was a member of Oaklawn United Methodist Church, the Joy/Life Sunday School Class, the Chancel Choir and volunteered with the Kids For Christ youth group. She was an avid viewer of Family Feud, Wheel of Fortune, Judge Judy, the Price is Right and many soaps. She also made many counted cross stitch and embroidery items for her family.