Sarah Franklin Amos

Born: Tue., May 28, 1929
Died: Wed., Aug. 8, 2012

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Sarah Margie Franklin Amos, age 83, of White Plains, GA, died Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at The Oaks At Limestone in Gainesville, GA. A native of Putnam County, she was born on May 28, 1929 to the late Emory Young Franklin and Lilia May Thompson. She graduated from Putnam County High School. On October 2, 1954 she married James H. "Sonny" Amos, who preceded her in death on December 25, 2001.

Survivors include a son Jimmy Amos and wife Mae Dean of Franklin, TN and grandchildren Carey Amos and Ryan Amos of Gainesville, GA. Siblings are Ray Franklin and wife Naomi of Eatonton, GA, Dean Franklin and wife Judy of Dawsonville, GA, Agnes Sorrells and husband Julius of Savannah, GA, and Tony Franklin and wife Maribel of Eatonton, GA. She also leaves behind many other relatives and friends.

After her husband retired from General Motors, they built a home in White Plains and moved there in 1988. She worked for Central & Southern Bank of Georgia, which is now BB&T, as a bookkeeper. Sarah was a member of White Plains Baptist Church. She enjoyed attending church and spending time with her family and friends. Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 10, 2012 at 11:00 a. m. at White Plains Baptist Church, 1020 Main Street East, White Plains, GA 30678, with Rev. Wayne J. Edwards officiating. Interment will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Eatonton Memorial Park, Godfrey Road, Eatonton, GA 31024. The family will receive visitors at McCommons Funeral Home on Thursday, August 9, 2012 from 2 to 8 p.m. The family requests that any memorials be made to White Plains Baptist Church, P. O. Box 38, White Plains, GA 30678. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Wed August 08, 2012
Jimmy and family, You all are in our thoughts and prayers. What a precious lady Mrs. Sarah was! You didn't have to ask her if she knew our Lord, His love showed through her in every way. Elaine & Terry Cantrell

Laura Stapleton Stewart
   Posted Wed August 08, 2012
With deepest sympathy. Enjoy the memories. She was a really nice person and friend.

Janice Campbell
   Posted Thu August 09, 2012
Tony, I am so sorry for the loss of your sister.My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

David Lunsford
   Posted Thu August 09, 2012
To Jimmy, Mae Dean, Carrie, Ryan and family. We want to express to you our deepest sympathy in the passing of Sarah. I knew her personally and can recall many joyful memories of her and her family. We hope that you take comfort and refuge in knowing she is at peace. You all are in our prayers, David, Gina and Joel Lunsford.

Terry and Jean Sims
   Posted Sat August 11, 2012
We are very sorry for the loss of Sarah and extend our condolences to all the family. God bless each of you.

Janie Reid
   Posted Tue August 14, 2012
Tony and Maribell, I'm sorry to hear of your loss. You have my deepest sympathy. Janie

Curtis and Hilda Underwood
   Posted Thu August 16, 2012
Jimmy and Family you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sarah was a lovely Lady.