Mrs. Sara Elder Dykes, 76

Mrs. Sara Elder Dykes, 76, of Hazlehurst, died April 9 at her residence.
Mrs. Dykes was born April 4, 1942, in Wilcox County to the late Harper Brown Elder and the late Thelma Peacock Head. She was retired from Hazlehurst Mills and a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her siblings, Lois Crews, Jack Elder and James Elder.
Survivors include her husband, Pearlie Dykes of Hazlehurst; son and daughter-in-law, Royce and Sherrie Dykes of Hazlehurst; grandchildren, Emily and Eric Dykes of Hazlehurst; several nieces and nephewsd.
Services were held April 13 in the chapel of Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Yawn and the Rev. David Miller officiating. Interment followed in Hazlehurst City Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were James Griffin, George Boyd, Bobby Roberson, Greg Ussery, Junior Johnson and Steven Johnson.
Musical selections were rendered by Brenda Yawn and E.H. Claxton.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.

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