Sara Grant Burdette
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 5:21PM

LaFrance, SC - Sara White Grant Burdette, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

Born in Townville, she was the daughter of the late John Samuel and Olive Ophelia Cole White. She was retired from the Sandy Springs Post Office. Mrs. Burdette was a longtime member of LaFrance First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and was active in many church roles. More recently, she attended Bishop Branch Baptist Church. 

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Grant Dyar and husband, Charles of Townville and Johnnie Grant “Jen” Whitfield and husband, Jack of Pendleton; one son, Ralph (Brad) Burdette and wife, Jan of Anderson; four grandchildren, Brooke L. Burdette, Melissa D. Champion (Joey), Rick E. Dyar (Susan), and Jim Whitfield (Jennifer); eight great grandchildren, Joe, Nina, and Charlie Champion, Jordan, Grant, and Caroline Dyar, Jackson and Jentry Whitfield; brother, James White of Beaufort; and a step-brother, Donnie White of Anderson.

She was twice married, first to the late John Will Grant and second to the late Ralph Alvin Burdette and was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amanda J. Whitfield, three sisters and a brother.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Townville Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Rev. Jeff Smoak.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bishop Branch Baptist Church, 1109 Central Road, Central, SC 29630. 

Sullivan-King Mortuary

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