Sarah Barrier Sprinkle, 94, of Salisbury, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at the Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks in Salisbury, NC.
She was born December 10, 1922 in Rowan County, NC to the late Ferdinand and Annie Loflin Barrier. Sarah was a 1941 graduate of Spencer High School, she retired from the Rowan Salisbury School System in 1984 as a Cafeteria Manager for Knox Middle School.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Spencer.
Sarah loved spending time at the beach, traveling and going on cruises. She and her husband enjoyed following their grandchilden and great grandchildren's sporting events.
In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by her Husband, Gilbert Taylor Sprinkle, Sr.
Sarah is survived by; two daughters, Peggy S Summerlin of Lexington, and Brenda S. Bernhardt of Salisbury; two sons, Gilbert Taylor Sprinkle Jr. and wife Joyce of Rockwell, and Keith Sprinkle and wife Lisa of Salisbury; five granddaughters, Lisa Shuping and husband Todd, Tara Culp and husband Brian, Tonya Bernhardt, Kelly Finney and husband Chad, and Amy Bernhardt and wife Sharron; four grandsons, Jerry Summerlin and wife Mitzi, Thad Sprinkle and wife Christy, Cameron Sprinkle and wife Mary, and Chris Goodman and wife Tracy; seven great-granddaughters, Carah Summerlin, Kaley Summerlin, Paige Finney, Natalie Finney, Mackenzie Sprinkle, Aubrey Goodman, and Brinley Culp; seven great-grandsons, Logan Shuping, Landon Shuping, Bryson Sprinkle, Gavin Sprinkle, Jaden Sprinkle, Miles Bernhardt, and Jaxson Goodman; three sisters, Irene Beaver of North Myrtle Beach, Rose Wyrick of Granite Quarry, and Janet Cannon of Witchita Falls, TX; brother, Donald Barrier and wife Pat of Bakersfiled, CA.
The family will greet friends and relatives on Thursday, August 10, 2017, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC, and att he home of Brenda Bernhardt 11 Bradford Dr. Salisbury NC 28146 the remainder of the time.
The funeral service will be held at 2:30 pm on Thursday, August 10, 2017, in the Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC, with Pastor Brenda R. Bynum,Chaplain of Trinity Oaks officiating. Burial will follow at Rowan Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association 4600 Park Road #250 Charlotte NC 28209.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Sprinkle family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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