Ms. McPhee was active in her community and served with the Pink Ladies of Floyd Medical Center for over 25 years. She served as editor of the organizations newsletter and served on the Dogwood Ball Committee. Ms. McPhee was also a member of the Rome Symphony Board and served as editor of "Symphony Notes." Her volunteer work and support of education services and fund raising were recognized through various community awards and nominations well into her eighties.
Sara McPhee was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Rome, member of the National Education Association, the Georgia Education Association and the Georgia and Floyd County retired educators. She was an active alum from the University of Georgia where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and an Education Specialist Degree in Special Education and Leadership.
Preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Frank Smith, she was married to the late Dick McPhee, former principal of West Rome High School and a community leader.
The couple has two daughters, Sandi Glass of Lawrenceville, married to William A. Glass, and Lynda Luckie of Lilburn, married to Robert Luckie. Ms. McPhee is survived by four grandchildren, Tony Glass and Chris Glass Hartley, and Kelli and Amy Luckie, and three great-grandchildren, Liam and Ewan Glass and Jack Hartley.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, from the Chapel of the Owen Funeral Home in Cartersville, with Rev. Kenny Jacobs officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cartersville. Family visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 3, prior to the service. Pallbearers will be Bill Glass, Robert Luckie, Tony Glass, Bret Hartley, Chris Hartley, Kelli Luckie and Amy Luckie.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to post tributes and sign the online register.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, is in charge of the arrangements.