Obituary: Sarah Emily Yake
Sarah Emily Yake, age 24 of Montgomery, Ala. formerly of Franklin, Tenn. passed away Feb. 2, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was loved by all, had a kind spirit and will be dearly missed.
She was a graduate of Independence High School Class of 2007, attended Middle Tennessee State University and graduated with honors from Auburn University. She was an avid and talented member of the band at IHS where she played the bass clarinet. She worked locally at the Franklin Target prior to moving to Alabama. She worked in the Human Resource Department at JoAnne’s Fabric Corporate Headquarters.
She was preceded in death by grandfathers, Rev. Reginald A. Yake and Donald Larsen. She is survived by father, Stephen (Jentry) Yake of Franklin, Tenn.; mother, Donna Larsen of Mandeville, La.; brother, Griffin Yake of San Diego, Cali.; grandmothers, Grace Yake of Myerstown, Pa. and Lee Larsen of Mandeville, La.; step grandparents, Stuart and Janabai Erskine of Sarasota, Fla.; fiancé, Kyle Hendrix of Montgomery, Ala.; several aunts, uncles, cousins and other loving family members.
Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Danny Chambers officiating. Donations may be made to BigHouse Foundation, P.O. Box 230, Opelika, Ala. 36803 or ourbighouse.org.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 12 to 2 p.m. on Friday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 615-794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com
Posted on: 2/4/2014