Sarah Elizabeth Donegan

Sarah Elizabeth Donegan

Sarah Elizabeth Strickland – Donegan (tootsie) was born april12, 1935, in coalwood west Virginia, on a sunny easter morning.  To the union of Anderson and agnes phinsee-strickland, both preceded her in death.  She was the 11th child of 12 children, 3 brothers, prince, eligah and Anderson, 8 sisters daisy, Gertrude, gustee, helen, ruth, Marjorie, ollie mae, and Katherine .  all which precede her in death.

Sarah loved the lord with all of her heart and accepted Christ at a very young age.  she loved listening to her gospel music.  She grew up in west Virginia until moving to Cleveland and marring Harvey Donegan in February of 1953.  To this union was born 2 sons, douglas (butchie) and Anthony (tee).  Anthony who preceded her in death. After meeting who she says was the love of her life, Daniel chatman, she had 3 other children, leander, Michael and dana.  Michael who preceded her in death.

Sarah attended manpower bookkeeping school and worked for the s&g club for many years until retiring to take care of her ailing mother.  She loved to play bingo and go to the casino.  She loved to cook and bake.  She takes with her all of her recipes that she refused to share. 

She leaves to mourn her passing 2 sons, douglas and leander, 1 daughter, dana, 2 sons Anthony and Michael, that preceded her in death.  Her nephew Robert pearson and a very dear friend patricia nance.  13 grandchildren, 24 great- grandchildren, 5 great- great grandchildren 1 of which she fondly called sarah Elizabeth.  And a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends

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