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Sarah B. Tomlinson

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BLACK CREEK — Sarah Barnes Tomlinson, 100, died Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wilson Memorial Service, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park, beside her husband, J. Sidney Tomlinson Jr, who died in 2003.

Surviving are her sons, Sid Tomlinson III (Patsy) of Black Creek and Charles Tomlinson (Shelia) of Raleigh; grandchildren, James Curry (Whitney), Jenny Ross (Casey), Amy Phillips (John) and Elizabeth Everette (Chris); six great-grandchildren; and sister, Jean B. Simpson of Lucama.

Mrs. Tomlinson was a dedicated public school educator and active in the Black Creek Historical Society for as long as her health permitted.

Memorials are suggested to Black Creek United Methodist Church, PO Box 278, Black Creek, NC 27813.

Arrangements are by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive N., Wilson, 252-237-7171; www.wilsonmemorialservice.com.