Sarah Middlebrooks

April 15, 1927 ~ February 27, 2022 (age 94)



Sarah L. Murvin Middlebrooks, 94, transitioned peacefully from this life on February 27, 2022, at her home.

Sarah was born April 15, 1927, in Pitts, Georgia, daughter of Kirby Murvin, Sr., and Lula Bell Anderson Murvin.

In addition to her parents, two sons; Rev. Willie L. Middlebrooks, Jr. and Lloyd Murvin Middlebrooks; one sister, Julia G. Middlebrooks; two brothers, Rev. Kirby Murvin, Jr. and Larence Murvin and her beloved husband, Rev. Willie L. Middlebrooks, Sr. preceded her in death.

Mrs. Middlebrooks is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Ernestine Dockery-Roy (Pastor Roy) of Richmond, Va; Sarette Murray of Greensboro, NC; Rev. Willene M. Rucker of the home; Wanja A. Brown (Derrick) of High Point, NC; and Rev. Regina Middlebrooks-Johnson (Kenneth) of High Point, NC; five sons, Pastor Ronnie Middlebrooks (Denise) of High Point, NC; Frederick G. Middlebrooks (Amber) of High Point, NC; Phillip W. Middlebrooks (Dahlia) of Richmond, Va; Michael K. Middlebrooks (Hazel) of High Point, NC; and Columbus Middlebrooks of High Point, NC; a special nephew, Maurice Middlebrooks; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; eleven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A number of her grandchildren "cheerfully" believed they were the number one grandchild to her.

Mrs. Middlebrooks was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, caring mother-in-law, a faithful friend, and confidante.

She retired from Lamparts Furniture Company after working there for twenty-five plus years as a sander and buffer. She was the Mother of the Church at Bethany Outreach Baptist Church. Before her declining health some years ago, she was an avid reader and loved singing.

Visitation will be from 10:30 am until 11:00 am on March 12, 2022, at New Bethel Baptist Church, located at 1116 Montlieu Avenue in High Point, NC. The funeral will begin at 11:00 am and will be officiated by Pastor Walter Roy and the burial will follow at Guil-Rand Memorial Park.

The family extends their gratitude and appreciation to the nurses and staff of Amedysis  Hospice and to the faithful CNAs of Gentle Touch.          

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Funeral Service
March 12, 2022

11:00 AM
New Bethel Baptist Church (Montlieu Avenue, NC)

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