Sarah Beth Kerr

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Sarah Beth Kerr, 86, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at Mill Pond Heath Campus.

Sarah was born in Greencastle on Nov. 20, 1931, the daughter of Russell and Geneva (Maxwell) Elmore.

She was a graduate of Greencastle High School.

Mrs. Kerr was employed at Greencastle Schools and retired from Gobin United Methodist Church where she served as secretary.

She was involved in the St Paul Ladies Guild and the Putnam County Hospital Guild. She loved quilting, crafting and being with her family.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Charles R. Kerr; two daughters, Beckie Hight, (husband Steve), of Texas, and Judi Birt, (husband Eric), of Greencastle; five grandchildren, Brandi Cooper, (husband Chris), Katie Ritter, (husband Randy), Michelle Birt Kruse, (husband Alex), Jenny Sisk, (husband Brent), and Andrew Birt; four great-grandchildren, Brandon Cooper, Makayla and Macie Ritter, and Piper Grace Birt; and a sister Lavon Potts, (husband Curt), Washington, Ind.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Roberta Perry, and a brother, Robert M. Elmore.

Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, on Wednesday, Dec. 27. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 202 E. Washington St., Greencastle, with Father John Hollowell officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery.

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