Sara Nell Andrews
Thursday
30
June

Visitation

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Holman Funeral Home Chapel
995 South Union Avenue
Ozark, Alabama, United States
Visitation
Thursday
30
June

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Holman Funeral Home Chapel
995 South Union Avenue
Ozark, Alabama, United States
Funeral Service

Obituary of Sara Nell Andrews

Sara Nell Andrews, a native of Ozark and a long-time resident of Dothan, died late Friday evening, June 24, 2022, at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services for Sara will be held 10:00 A.M. Thursday, June 30, 2022, in the Chapel of Holman Funeral Home and Cremations in Ozark with Reverend Dave Walsh officiating. Interment will follow in Center Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Holman Funeral Home of Ozark directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home in Ozark during visitation hours which will be held Thursday from 9:00 A.M. until service time. Sara was born on March 9, 1952 in Dale County, Alabama to the late James Travis Andrews and the late Mary Thompson Andrews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several members of her extended family. She is survived by her friends and members of her extended family. Sara graduated from Carroll High School in Ozark, AL and attended several colleges and universities as she pursued her chosen profession as an educator. She studied Social Science at Troy University and at Georgia Southwestern State University. Later, Sara studied Special Education and School Administration at Auburn University in Montgomery and Educational Leadership (Ed.S.) at Troy University in Dothan. As an educator, she began her career at Worth County High School in Sylvester, Georgia. She taught Special Education classes at Alexander City Junior High School and taught Social Science classes at Dothan High School where she also served as the cheerleader coach. Before retiring with the Dothan City School System, Sara served as an assistant principal at Northview High School. She taught education classes at Troy University Dothan as an adjunct faculty member both before and after retiring from the Dothan City School System. Sara was an avid reader and a staunch and vocal advocate for animal welfare. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Center Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Nelson Senn, 373 County Road, Ariton, Alabama 36311; or to the Wiregrass Humane Society, 255 Jerry Drive, Dothan, Alabama 36303 334-792-6693 FAX 792-5693 Very special thanks to Tracy Gissendanner, her primary caregiver, who gave so much comfort. Special thanks, also, to Cindy and Marc Crews who have been incredibly supportive of Sara for years. Glenda and John Lynch have been providing invaluable support to Sara as well as to Sara’s late mother, Mary Thompson Andrews.
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