OBITUARY

Sarah Shawnti (Downs) Groves

January 3, 1972January 22, 2019

Sarah Shawnti (Downs) Groves, 47, passed away peacefully in her sleep January 22, 2019 at her home in Harrison, Arkansas. She was born on January 3, 1972 in Omaha, Nebraska to the late Dale Downs and Louise (McAnany) Haney. Sarah lived in Omaha (NE), Kodiak (AK), Bellingham (WA), Johnstown (IA), and Sioux City (SD). She married Glen Bartels and later divorced. She married David Groves in 2007. She had 5 children. She was preceded in death by her husband, David; daughter Jordan; her parents and grandparents, Frances and Aaron Downs; and Art McAnany.

She is survived by her stepfather, Terry Haney; siblings Nick Haney, Jill Shaw, Kyle Haney; her grandmother Nancy McAnany; her aunts Kathy Downs, Jean Wright, Donna Taft, and Eilleen Rogers; uncles Dennis Downs and Bill McAnany; cousins Stacy Downs-Daniels, Cindy (Downs) Mazur Kinnie, Mary Pat Mangiamelli, and Michelle Terrell; many nieces, nephews, other cousins and friends.

Donations in Sarah's memory can be made to the Ozark Humane Society of Harrison or the Jasper Christian Food Room in Jasper, Arkansas. Sarah loved cats. She had a big heart. She loved all in her own inimitable way. She will be missed. She already is.

Cremation entrusted to Wilson Robison Funeral Home in England, Arkansas.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, May 18, 2019

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