Sarah Emma Bain entered rest on December 24, 2023, at the Ponca City Nursing Home. She was born on February 10, 1930, to Worthy and Helen (Huffman) Williamson. She attended school at Stony Point near Uncas and in Newkirk. She married Carl Bain August 16th 1947 and the two were wed for 76 years.
Sarah was a member of several Baptist churches, including Longwood, Kildare, Sunset and Newkirk and traveled with Carl to sing at revivals. They both worked and lived at Wentz Camp as managers until their retirement in late 1980s when they moved to Newkirk. Sara loved working with youth both in church and at Wentz. Sarah was always working in a Kitchen helping prepare meals..
Those left behind to cherish Sarah’s memory are her son Ed Dowty and wife Shirley, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild; as well as an uncle, brother-in-law, sister-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Carl, sisters Peggy Burnette and Connie Goodno and her brother Donnie Williamson.
Visitation for Sarah will be on Thursday, December 28th, 2023, beginning at 2 p.m. with family present to greet guests from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, December 29, 2023, 2 p.m., at the Newkirk First Baptist Church with Pastor Frank Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller-Stahl Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made at www.millerstahl.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 445 Fairview, Ponca City, OK 74601.