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Sarah Jane (White) Motley

April 21, 1936 ~ June 23, 2020 (age 84)

Obituary

A TIME TO BE BORN

Mother Sarah J. White-Motley a resident of Autuagaville was born April 21, 1936 the fifth child of the late Solomon White, Sr. and the late Maggie L. Howard White. Two Sisters, Julia Debardelaben and Mary Caver and two brothers  SL. White, Sr and Solomon White, Sr. preceded her in death.

A TIME TO SERVE

Mother Sarah J. White-Motley confessed Christ at an early age at Bethesda  Missionary Baptist Church. While at Bethesda she taught BTU, was a Deaconess as well as assisted on many occasions with Vacation Bible School. She along with Minister  Evelyn Williams established the Reach and Touch Ministry at her home in Autuagaville, AL where many souls gave their life to Christ.  She later joined and  incorporated her  Ministry  with the Father Son and Holy Ghost Church under the   leadership of the late  Bishop Baker and Bishop Algie Morgan.

A TIME TO LEARN AND EARN

Mother Motley attended Independence School in Independence, AL and Autauga County Training School, she later received her GED under the tutorial of Mrs.  Elizabeth Graber, she went on to graduate from The Autauga County Health Care  Educational Institute to receive her CNA.

She was employed as a Domestic Housekeeper for many years working in Prattville, AL. Thereafter, she was employed with Crystal Lake Manufacturing, Continental Moss & Gordon and with the State of Alabama through the Autauga County Home Health Aide Services.

A TIME TO LOVE

Sarah J. White married Benjamin F. Motley, Sr. on July 27, 1952 they treasured that loving bond for 49 years until he passed on August 3, 1991. To this Union of  matrimony of 49 years two Sons and two daughters were born.

A TIME TO MOURN

Four children, Quentin (Betty) Motley, Benjamin (Karen) Motley, Dianne (Jimmy) Thomas, Carolyn Maddox. One child and one stepchild preceded her in death, Dorothy Pickett and Dianne Motley Love Thomas. Ten Grandchildren, Stephen,   Stanley, LaTicia, Quenshauna, Bennetta, Valaria, Daniel, Yolanda  LaQuinta and   Antoinette. Nine Great Grandchildren, Jayla, Marques, Matthew, Malachi, Lauren, Emory, Avery, Curtis and Emersyn. One Sister, Annie K. White and one Brother Jacob C. White. Five Sisters-n-laws, Louise Motley, Betty Bacon, Bertha Miller, Katie White, Ophelia White and a host of Cousins, Neices and Nephews. Goddaughter, Bennie Ruth Adams.

 

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Friday
June 26, 2020

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home Chapel
362 Walnut Street
Prattville, AL 36067

Family Hour
Friday
June 26, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home Chapel
362 Walnut Street
Prattville, AL 36067

Graveside Service
Saturday
June 27, 2020

11:00 AM
Bethesda Cemetery

Please note
Bishop Algie Morgan, Pastor of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost Church Prattville, Alabama officiating.
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