JUNCTION Sara White Ringling, 75, of Junction, TX passed from this life and joined her family in heaven on Friday, March 1, 2013. She was born on August 25, 1937 in Sarasota, FL. to Edwin James White and Eleanor Higel WhiteScott.
Sara made homes in Sarasota, FL, Bangs, TX and Junction, TX. Sara was married to Charles Ringling, who preceded her in death in July 2012. Sara was also preceded in death by her parents one brother, Edwin Jimmy White two sons, Scott Allen and George Parke and one granddaughter, Candy.
Those left to honor and cherish her memory and Celebrate her Life are her sisters, Edwina Lockwood and husband Wayne, Cindy Naughton and husband Dennis brother, Gordon Gordy White and wife Tina uncle, Harry Higel and wife Margaret her children, David Goodwin, Marie Armes and husband Clay, Kirk Ringling, Charles Ringling, II and wife Kelley grandchildren David Bear Terrell II, Keeley Armes, Keisha Jones, Blake and Shawn greatgrandchildren, Chance, Brittney, Addison, Jase, Kevin and Conner nieces, Laura Campbell, Teal Fowler, Tiffany White, Kristie, Katie and Allison Naughton nephew Charlie Campbell.
Sara attended Sarasota High School where she was center ring for Sailor Circus in the trapeze and revolving ladder. She performed at the reunion marking the 25th anniversary of Sailor Circus in 1974. Sara traveled with her husband Charles to Russia, South America and the Dominican Republic on Missionary trips, handing out thousands of Bibles and sharing her faith to all that would listen. Together, they also traveled to Israel. She never met a stranger and made countless friends that will mourn her loss, but celebrate her life, and who were blessed by her friendship. Saras generosity was limitless when it came to supporting anything her grandchildren were involved in, or wherever she saw a need. She gave not only money, but her time and effort. Sara was a shrewd business woman as many can attest to if ever having to make a deal with her. These words sum up the life of Sara WhiteRingling..
Life is hard sometimes, crazy, mixed up, messed up and there you are in the middle of it all, just do your thing.being strong and brave and beautiful like its no big deal, but let me tell you.. it is. Not everyone can do what you can do. Not everyone can handle things the way you can. I will tell you a little secret.While you wonder sometimes if youre doing okay. The rest of us are just watching in wonder.
There was a Private Family burial at the Ringling Home in Cleo, Texas and a Memorial Service will be held at 6 PM, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Junction, TX.
The family suggest memorial donations be made to Kimble County Meals on Wheels or to the Kimble County Historical Museum Building Fund.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kimble Funeral Home. 325 4463076
First Baptist Church
202 South 8th Street
Junction, TX 76849
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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