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Sarah F. Fitch

Obituary for Sarah F. Fitch

August 22, 1936 - August 14, 2018
Aurora, Illinois | Age 81


Sarah F. Fitch, 81, of Aurora passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Presence Mercy Medical Center. She was born August 22, 1936 in Crossett, Arkansas the daughter of late Everett Colbert and Carrie B Davis.

Sarah married the love of her life, Johnny Lee Fitch on August 17, 1963 and two years later moved from Arkansas to Chicago in July of 1965. Sarah and Johnny lived in Chicago for 31 years then retired to Bastrop, Louisiana in 1996. She enjoyed life in Bastrop with Johnny, fishing, cooking and getting together with friends and family. Sarah and Johnny returned to Illinois in 2014 to be closer to her children and grandchildren. Sarah was a beloved mother of 6 and grandmother to all that met her. She loved cooking and spending time with her family. She often spent summers taking care of her grandchildren and was always available to talk and give guidance to those around her. Holidays and family gatherings were when she was at her happiest. Often times, strangers turned into friends and friends turned into family members.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories, her beloved husband of 63 years, Johnny Lee Fitch; her sons, Willie (Annette Edward) Wimberly, Jean E (Marie) Fitch, Billy C (Patricia) Fitch; her daughters, Mary (Anthony) Reynolds (preceded in death), Gloria (Jethro) Purnell, Polly Fitch, Carrie B. Fitch (preceded in death), Johnnie Mae Fitch (preceded in death) and Ruby Jean (Leroy) Jones; her grandchildren, Terry (Tonya) Fitch, Anthony (Toni) Reynolds, Jarvis Jones, Anita (Jason) Noel, Tasha (Tremayne, Sr) Cluke, Jeretheam (Tyrone) Watson, Nicole (Larry) Evans, Willie Wimberly, Jr. (preceded in death), Timothy (Linda) Fitch, April Fitch, Antoine Fitch (preceded in death), Sarah Bell, Billie Bell, Lakeisha (Shawn) Anderson, Omarr (Austrilia) Davis, Catrina (Artiz) Love, Cetise Purnell and Lenell Wilson; her sister, Bertha Bunton (Preceded in death); her nieces, Teri Scales and June Davis (preceded in death) as well as 48 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the start of the funeral at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, August 24, 2018 at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Pl in Aurora. Pastor George Moldavan will officiate. Interment will take place at Glen Oaks Cemetery at 4301 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside IL 60162.

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332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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