Sarah Wallis Narro
Sarah Wallis Narro, 98, of Pleasant Grove, AL, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother and many more family and friends, went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 10, 2017.
Sarah was born in Ft. Payne, AL, attended Dekalb County High School, met her husband Joseph and worked in the Sock Mill there while her husband served his country in WWII. They then moved to Birmingham, AL and she became a mother of two. She worked at Woolworth, Co., retired and volunteered as a Pink Lady at Lloyd Noland Hospital.
She lived in Birmingham for 78 years, and then moved to Norfolk, VA to live with her son and daughter-in-law.
She attended Ensley Baptist Church for over 60 years as a Sunday School Teacher, Board member, and long time member of the WMU. She loved her church but when it closed she attended the Pleasant Grove Assembly of God and felt at home there immediately.
She was preceded in death by her Mother, Harriet Wallis; Father, Homer Wallis; beloved Brother Ernest; Husband Joseph Narro; Precious Granddaughter Stevie Glass and Son-In-Law Donald Glass.
She is survived by her daughter Mary Glass, son Billy Narro (Karen). Granddaughters Jamie Daniels (Barry) and Kim Connell (Kelly). Grandsons Christian Connell and Joey Narro. Great Granddaughters Jessica South (Jacob), Haleigh Beasley (Ronnie), McKenzie Narro, Maeve and Beatriz Connell-O’Keefe. Great-great grandsons Colton and River Beasley, soon to be Lucas South, and many nieces and nephews. Also her very dear friend Doris Bracknell.
She was loved and admired by everyone she met. Her family and friends were blessed to have such a wonderful Christian role model. What a wonderful blessing we have all had in having her around for 98 years. She will be missed, but will always remain in our hearts.
Sarah’s wonderful life will be celebrated Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Patterson Forest Grove Funeral Home. Visitation is at 11:00 AM with the funeral starting at 12:00 Noon. She will then be laid to rest with her beloved husband, Joseph, at Oakland Cemetery, where Pastor Lamar Jacks with be presiding.
Dearest Mary and Billy, you know how much we loved your mom, who always had a smile and kind words for everyone. She always exemplified Jesus in all that she said and did. We are praying for your family.
She was one in a million and was like my second mother. My condolences to Billyand Mary