Sarah Elizabeth Marshall Singleton Obituary

Sarah Elizabeth Marshall Singleton

Born September 26, 1906

Middleton Community of Hyde County, North Carolina

Died April 14, 1999

Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina

Obituary

 

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Sallie M. Singleton

Mrs. B. E. (Sallie Marshall) Singleton, 92, of 418 E. Ninth St., Washington, died Wednesday, April 14, 1999, at Beaufort County Hospital in Washington.

A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Washington, with the Revs. Milton T. Mann and Polly Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery.


John Charles Singleton Jr., Marshall Wayne Singleton, Greg Howard, Mike Fones, Sam McClure and Jeff Morrison will serve as pallbearers.

Mrs. Singleton was born Sept. 26, 1906, in the Middleton Community of Hyde County, the daughter of the late John Oscar and Mary Margaret Boomer Marshall. On Nov. 29, 1924, she married Bonnie Elwood "B. E." Singleton, who preceded her in death on May 15, 1983.

Mrs. Singleton was a member of First United Methodist Church in Washington. In the church, she was a charter member of the Women's Bible Class, where she served as president. She was a member of the Lib Talley Circle of the United Methodist Women.

Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Singleton Howard of Washington; three sons, John Charles "J.C." Singleton, Sr., Bonnie E. "Googie" Singleton Jr. and his wife Doddie and Marshall Todd Singleton and his wife Brenda all of Washington; a sister-in-law, Bessie Marshall of Virginia Beach, Va.; seven grandchildren, John Charles Singleton Jr., Marshall Wayne Singleton, Bonnie Howard Fones, Greg Howard, Ranee Singleton, Buffa Todd Singleton McClure and Sarah Singleton Morrison; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Singleton was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Todd Singleton; two sisters, Hannah M. Overton and Annie M. Daniels; and four brothers, Tom Marshall, Hubert Marshall, Will Marshall and Northan O. Marshall.

The family will receive friends at 418 E. Ninth St., Washington, prior to the funeral and following the Oakdale Cemetery burial.

The body will lie in repose at Hillside Funeral Service in Washington until 1:30 p.m. Friday. Then, it will be taken to First United Methodist Church in Washington, where it will lie in repose prior to the funeral.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church or the Women's Bible Class, both at 304 W. Second St., Washington, N.C. 27889.

Arrangements are by Hillside Funeral Service in Washington.

Washington Daily News April 15, 1999

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Obituary submitted May 29, 1999 by Singleton Researchers William David and Zelma Singleton

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