Sarah Jameson


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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Sarah Jean Jameson, 79, of Muscatine, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Lutheran Homes.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 28, at the George M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services, Muscatine. Casketbearers will be Shea Bieri, Garrett Jameson, Britt Jameson, Travis Chandler, Austin Rock, Shad Tisor, Mike Jameson, Brian Jameson and Will Hill. Burial will be at Drury Reynolds Cemetery. Following interment, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the Eliza Community Center.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Hospice Compassus of Davenport or the Drury Reynolds Cemetery Association in Sarah's name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at lewisfuneralhomes.com.
Sarah Jean Plank was born on May 2, 1933, in Rock Island County, the daughter of Marion Alfred and Leona May Parker Plank. On March 10, 1951, Sarah was united in marriage to Ralph E. "Whitey" Jameson in Muscatine.
She had retired from H. J. Heinz after many years.
Sarah will be deeply missed by her children, Thomas E. Jameson and wife, Carolyn, Muscatine, Terry Jameson and wife, Ginger, New Boston, James Jameson and wife, Debra, Muscatine, Kathryn Chandler, Keithsburg, Peggy Bieri and husband, Sam, New Boston, Patsy Jameson-Thys and husband Mike, Muscatine, and Barbara Miller and husband, Rob, Palmyra, Mo.; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Lila Hepker and husband, Dwain, Atalissa, Iowa, and Dona Mannon and husband, Neil, Joy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one grandchild, Kevin; one sister, Betty Plank; and two brothers, Richard Plank and Thomas Plank.












 




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