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Obituary for Sarah Bateman Tarkington
Sarah Jane Bateman Tarkington, 76, of Creswell died Saturday, November 25, 2017, at her residence in Creswell.
Born June 24, 1941 in Tyrrell County she was the daughter of the late Joseph Monroe Bateman and Martha Caroline Moore Bateman and was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Earl Tarkington and her son, Roy Earl Tarkington, Jr.. Sarah was a homemaker and member of Philippi Church of Christ.
Her family includes her daughters, Carol Tarkington Lane and husband Michael of Edenton, N.C. and Linda Tarkington Lip and husband Todd of Greenville, N.C.; sister, Annette Bateman Linton Conner of Jamesville, N.C.; grandchildren, Morgan Jethro-Potts, Taylor Jethro, Tyler Clifton and Cassidy Clifton and great grandchild, Anais White.
Graveside service will be held Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Philippi Church of Christ Cemetery with Larry Woodley officiating. Family will receive friends on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at the graveside following the service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Philippi Church of Christ, 73 Old Cherry Road, Creswell, N.C. 27928 or The Alzheimer's Association, 3739 National Drive, Raleigh, N.C. 27612.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home Creswell.