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Sarah Catherine (Baugh) Howard

August 11, 1938 ~ December 25, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Salemburg

Mrs. Sarah Catherine Baugh Howard, 83 of Salemburg NC, passed away on Friday December 25, 2021 at Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County. 

Mrs. Howard was a native of Cumberland County, the daughter of the late John Yule and Dorothy Baugh.  She was preceded in death by her husband Craig Howard, her brothers Jack, Charles, Jerry, David and her sisters Mary, Rudy, Betty, Barbara. 

Sarah became a resident of Sampson County at a young age.  She worked as a Kindergarten Aide at Salemburg School.  She open and operated “The Treasure Chest” in downtown Salemburg for 13 years.    She was a faithful member of Salemburg Baptist Church.  She sang in the choir for 63 years.   

She is survived by three daughters and one son.  Karen Jernigan (Roger), of Concord NC, Bette Jo Broome (Bill), of Valrico FL, Gerry Howard of Tampa FL and Craig V. Howard (Sharon), of Richland WA, 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. 

Sarah was a kind, gentle spirit who had an infectious laugh.  She loved playing card games, solving crossword puzzles, watching Jeopardy and basketball.  She was a born again Christian and loved her family so much. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be made to Salemburg Baptist Church, PO Box 537, Salemburg, NC 28385 or to the Hospice Center in Cabarrus County; Atrium Health Foundation 208 East Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28203.  Please visit their website for specific donation details.  www.atriumhealthfoundation.org

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022, at Salemburg Baptist Church, 300 N. Main Street, Salemburg NC.  Visitation starting at 10am and services beginning at 11am officiated by Rev. John Adams.  Burial will follow at Salemburg Cemetery. 

Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro Street, Roseboro, NC.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 3, 2022

10:00 AM to 10:50 AM
Salemburg Baptist Church
300 N. Main Street
Salemburg, NC 28385

Funeral Service
Monday
January 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Salemburg Baptist Church
300 N. Main Street
Salemburg, NC 28385

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