Sara Broxton Dozier (BLYTHE, Ga.)

BLYTHE, Ga. - Sara Broxton Dozier, 98, entered into rest on Thursday, November 5th, at her residence. Funeral services will be at 11:00AM on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at Wrens Baptist church with Dr. Julian West and Reverend Scott McKinney officiating. Interment will be in the Wrens Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Dozier residence and on Friday, November 6, 2009, at James Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00PM. Mrs. Dozier was a lifelong resident of Burke County. She was a retired school teacher, having taught in Burke and Richmond counties for 29 years. She graduated from Burke County Jr. College with honors in 1930 and from GSCW, now known as Georgia College and State University. Mrs. Dozier was a member of Wrens Baptist Church; a member and former teacher of the Agnes Martin Sunday School Class; a member and former president of Wrens Keenagers; a member and former chairperson of Keysville Cemetery Committee; a life member of Georgia and Richmond County Retired Teachers; and a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Rho Chapter, an honorary society for women educators. She was preceded in death by her husband, R. Harris Dozier, and her parents, Charlie and Ethel Seeger Broxton. Her survivors include one son, William Harris "Bill" Dozier, Sr., Blythe; two daughters, Faye Dozier Gay, Matthews, and Helen Dozier Sparks, Portal; eight grandchildren, Jim Gay and Jeff Gay, Matthews GA, James Sparks, Aiken SC, Luanda S. Reese, Knoxville TN, John Sparks, Greenwood SC, Laurie Dozier, Duluth GA, William Harris "Buddy" Dozier, Jr., Wilmington NC, and Victoria Dozier, McDonough GA thirteen (13) great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; four sisters, Bobbie Chance, Perkins, Joyce Wengler, Georgetown IL, Martha Griffin, Williamson GA; and one brother, Bruce Broxton, Keysville GA. Pallbearers will be Jim Gay, Jeff Gay, James Sparks, John Sparks, Buddy Dozier, Jeremy Gay, Jacob Gay, Jonathan Gay, and Ken Reese. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Banks, Gene Brown, Kenneth Johnson, Jimmy Poole, Eugene Reece, Oliver Russell and Truman Smith. Memorials may be made to Wrens Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 217, Wrens GA 30833. James Funeral Home-Wrens, GA. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-November 6, 2009