Sarah Lois Riggsbee Bradley, 83, of Southern Pines, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at St. Joseph of the Pines, surrounded by her family.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m., at Mt. Pleasant Christian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Ronnie Holmes officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall and other times at the home of Sharon and Tim Allen, 175 Oak Drive, Southern Pines, NC 28387.
Sarah was born in Cameron on Aug. 8, 1936, to the late James and Georgia Riggsbee.
Sarah successfully completed the CNA certification program at Sandhills Community College. She worked for a few years at various jobs. She loved to travel in her later years, mostly to visit family. She was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend, and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her children, Michelle Bradford (Randolph) of New Hampshire, Sharon Allen (Tim) of Southern Pines, and Gregory Bradley (Melissa), of Virginia; sister, Annie Womack Page, of Southern Pines; brother, George Rosser Riggsboro (Lola), of Randleman; 13 grandchildren and three step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter Sandra Johnson; sisters Grace and Mary; brothers, James and Thomas.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Arc of Moore County, 673 S. Bennett St, Southern Pines, NC 28387; or ALS Association, P.O. Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022; or AOS Cares, 676 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, NC 28387. Condolences may be sent to www.coxmemorialfuneralhome.com.
The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory in Vass.