DANVILLE — Sarah Alice Virginia Becker, 78, of Danville, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 4, 2017, at home surrounded by her family. She was born April 20, 1938, in Croton, to the late William and Rose (Clayton) Miles.

Sarah was a member of the Fite Memorial Baptist Church in Marion. She worked for the Croton Egg Farm and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Sarah is survived by her daughters, Crickit Chapman, Virginia Billman, Linda Chapman, Brenda Deal and Mary Hoover; sons, Peter (Robin) Becker, David Arnold and Joseph (Patricia) Becker; and 21 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph Arnold; her second husband, Herman Becker; a brother, William; and a grandson, Romeo Deal.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the time of a memorial service celebrating the life of Sarah at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Community Christian Fellowship Church, 23436 Newcastle Road, Gambier, with Pastor Dave Carlyle officiating. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred at Home Hospice, 112 Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Sarah Alice Virginia Becker.


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