Sarah Dell McAuley, 63, of Ellerbe, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Hospice Haven in Rockingham.
McAuley was born May 30, 1950, in Moore County, a daughter of the late Leroy and Edith Shaw McAuley. She was a member of Rourk Presbyterian Church and had attended McLaurin Vocational Center in Hamlet for 23 years.
McAuley was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Cecil McAuley and Alton McAuley.
Surviving are her sister, Brenda Mitchell (Bill) of Rockingham; sister-in-law, Dianne McAuley of Ellerbe; and nieces and nephews, Greg McAuley, Dana Lindsay (Michael), Hope McAuley, Adam McAuley, Tommy Mitchell (Aprille), and Brian Mitchell of Rockingham.
A service to celebrate McAuley’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Rourk Presbyterian Church with the Rev. John Stone and the Rev. Dwight Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will greet friends following the service and at other times at the Mitchell home.
Memorials may be made to New Shoes For Christmas, c/o First Presbyterian Church, 904 Fayetteville Road, Rockingham, NC 28379, Rourk Presbyterian Church, c/o Tommy Kennedy, 148 Lakeshore Drive, Rockingham, NC 28379 or Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US Hwy 1 N., Rockingham, NC 28379.
Condolences may be made online at www.carterfuneral.net.
Carter Funeral Home is assisting the McAuley family.