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Rachel Elizabeth Sartin Crocker
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Funeral services for Rachel Elizabeth Sartin Crocker, 88, of Lula, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Deron Crocker, the Rev. Tracy Davidson and the Rev. Todd Pruitt officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Sinai Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Crocker died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, following an extended illness.

Born March 23, 1924, in Hart County, she was a daughter of the late John Calvin and Bessie Pearl Kelly Sartin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin S. Crocker; son, Stanley Wayne Crocker; brother, EM Sartin; sisters, Louise Sartin, Mary Frances Jamerson, Beatrice Echols, Willie Mae Phillips and Dorothy Scales.

Mrs. Crocker was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Sinai Congregational Holiness Church. She enjoyed crocheting and giving to friends. Mrs. Crocker considered her children and grandchildren as her greatest accomplishments, often saying, “I just love them all alike.”

Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-laws, Swayne and Willie Mae Crocker, Ronnie and Nancy Crocker, all of Cornelia; daughters and son-in-laws, Evalene and Lewis Davidson of Alto, Brenda and Arthur Arrowood of Gainesville, Magalene and Samuel Pruitt of Jasper; daughter-in-law, Jeanette Duncan Crocker of Lula; brother, Billy Sartin, and brother and sister-in-law, Alton and Jean Sartin, all of Greenwood, S.C.; sister-in-law, Cara Mae Edison of Dacula; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Mrs. Crocker to United Hospice, 700 South Enota St., Suite 202, Gainesville, GA 30501; or to Gideons International, Habersham South Camp, P.O. Box 195, Baldwin, GA 30511.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia was in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

October 3, 2012