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Mrs. Sadie Mae Oxendine

Mrs. Sadie Mae Oxendine


May 5, 1932-January 6,2021

Mrs. Sadie Mae Oxendine, went home to rest with Jesus, on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at age 88.  She resided in Rowland with her son, Larry Oxendine and grandson Jeremy Oxendine.

Mrs. Oxendine was born to Elmore and Annie Sampson of Rowland, along with her four brothers: Leroy, Rufus, Rudolph, and Earl Sampson and her five sisters: Nellie Cannedy, Annie Neal Sampson, Retha Jacobs, Margie Oxendine and Martha Hunt.  She is preceded in death by her husband: Henry B. Oxendine and her children: Vonnie Oxendine, Jerry Oxendine, Annie Rose Locklear, Henry L. Oxendine and Connie Locklear.

She is survived by her son: Larry Oxendine and her daughter: Ann Marie Hill, along with her sisters: Nellie Cannedy, Martha Hunt and her brother: Earl Sampson.  She is also survived by her 20 grandchildren, 20 plus great grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren, as well as a host many relatives and friends.

Mrs. Oxendine was a devoted member of Elrod Baptist Church, where in years prior she taught Sunday school.  She taught many of her own grandchildren bible study and was referred to as “the mother of the church”, (meaning the eldest member).  She was a servant of the Lord and a dear friend of the Elrod community. Mrs. Oxendine enjoyed cooking for her family at home and her family at the church.

She will forever be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

                                                  IN LOVING MEMORY


God looked around the garden and He found an empty place,

He then looked down upon the earth and He found your tired face,

He put His arms around you and lifted you to rest,

God’s garden must be beautiful, He always takes the best.

He knew that you were suffering, He knew you were in pain,

He knew that you would never get well on earth again.

He saw the road was getting rough and hills were hard to climb,

so He closed your weary eyelids and whispered, “Peace Be Thine”.

It broke our hearts to lose you, but you didn’t go alone,

for part of us went with you, the day God called you home.

We Will Forever Love You………….

On Sunday, January 10, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., a graveside service will be held at the Elrod Baptist Church Cemetery in Rowland.  Pastor Gary Chavis will be officiating.

Pallbearers: Philip Locklear, Daniel Oxendine, Travor Oxendine, Derrick Oxendine, Willie Chavis and Cody Jacobs

1 Comment

  • Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Posted January 11, 2021 9:34 pm

    I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences at this time to the family and friends of Ms. Sadie Mae Oxendine. May the love and mercy of our Lord help to ease the pain of your loss.


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