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Sara Cox Westmoreland

February 16, 1929 ~ July 7, 2017 (age 88)

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Sara Cox Westmoreland, 88, of Greenville, widow of James H. Westmoreland, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Medical Center.

Born in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late William C. and Lois White Cox. Mrs. Westmoreland was a Parker High School Graduate, Class of 1945. She was a member of Grove Road Baptist Church. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Westmoreland worked as a switchboard operator at Anderson College.

Surviving are three daughters, Kay W. Morris (Brad) of Georgetown, Lynne Murrell (Steve) of Greenville, and JoAnne Raycroft (Ken) of Spring, TX; son, James H. Westmoreland, Jr. (Lee) of Laurens; thirteen grandchildren, Angela Lee (Christopher), Bryan Kent (Tonia), Stacy Murrell, Katelyn Dever (Jessa), Patrick McGinnis (Amanda), Zachary Westmoreland, Luke Roberts (Carrie), Will Roberts, John Raycroft (Lora), Sarah Raycroft, Stephanne Marsh (Jon), Keely Elliott (Carter), and Courtnee Harrelson (Lee); 21 great-grandchildren; and sister, Anna Evatt of Mauldin.

In addition to her parents and husband of 57 years, Mrs. Westmoreland was preceded in death by two sisters, Sue Sloan and Lois Smith Dunn.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown, with the service beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the Downtown Chapel. Burial to follow the service in Greenville Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Anderson University, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621.

The family is at their respective homes.

Cemetery Details

Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
1300 Fernwood Glendale Road
Spartanburg, SC, 29307


JUL 12. 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel

639 North Main Street

Greenville, SC, US, 29601

Funeral Service

JUL 12. 01:30 PM

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel

639 North Main Street

Greenville, SC, US, 29601

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