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Sarah Margaret McLean

January 4, 1951 ~ April 26, 2021 (age 70)

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Ms. Sarah Margaret McLean, age 70 of Sanford, NC transitioned into eternal rest on Monday, April 26, 2021, at her family's residence.

Sarah Margaret McLean was born  January 4, 1951 in Lee County to Willie and Helen McLean. She departed her life on April 26, 2021 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Sarah accepted Jesus Christ and was able to experience first hand the wonderful joys and blessings of our Lord and Savior. Sarah grew up attending Fair Promise A.M.E. Zion and as adult joined House of Prayer  Fellowship were she was a faithful member.

She was preceded in death by her parents Helen and Willie McLean.

Surviving to forever cherish her life and legacy are four sisters: Ray Taylor of Fayetteville, Mary Hamilton, Marilyn McLean, Helen Reeves all of Sanford. She also leaves to cherish memories her nieces and nephews whom she affectionately called BROWN, Stephanie Taylor of Fayetteville, Roslyn Gray (Cedric), Yolanda Richmond (Johnny), Lajuane Palmer and a very special niece Teresa Covington (Jeff) of Sanford, Gregory Hamilton (Melissa) of Holly Springs, Wallace Sellars (Emily) of Arlington, VA., a very, very special little brownie Brian Jr. aka “BJ”; a   special cousin Marshall Gaines (Christina) and a host of great nephews and nieces, cousins and friends.

She attend W.B. Wicker School. Sarah was an active member of her church as an usher and a member of the choir she was very proud of her positions and took them very seriously.

 Sarah was an excellent Gardner. If you tried calling her and couldn’t reach her she was out feeding the birds, watering her flowers and moving pavers to make the most amazing areas to sit and enjoy the beautiful outdoor areas she created. Sarah was definitely a nature lover. You could not describe Sarah without talking about her faith, strength,  loyalty and sense of humor.



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