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Sarah Belle (Warren) Dean

April 19, 1921 ~ December 9, 2017 (age 96)

Sarah Belle Dean passed away on December 9, 2017 at the age of 96 at Grandview Manor in Franklin. She was born in Canton, NC to the late Belle and Claude Warren on April 19, 1921.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Dean; brothers, Joe Warren, Bobby Warren, Jackie Warren, and William Warren and sister Betty Swanger.
She was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Franklin. She had a long and successful career working first in what was known at the time as Macon County Agriculture Extension Office, now Macon County Cooperative Extension Office, and she later served as the receptionist and switchboard operator at the county courthouse. Sarah loved reading and walking but her great love was her flower gardens.  People also enjoyed and admired them when walking or driving by her house.
She is survived by her daughter, Anne Dean Popper and son-in-law Alex Popper of Asheville NC, grandson Eric Popper, his wife, Tracy Popper and great grandson Jack Popper of Chicago, Illinois and granddaughter Catherine Popper of New York City. 
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 South Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731 or a charity of your choice.

Online condolences are available at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Dean family.

 Service Information

Graveside Service
June 10, 2018

2:00 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery
1202 Old Murphy Road
Franklin, NC 28734

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