Sara Louise Wilson Koontz
Published 1:32 pm Friday, February 4, 2022
Mrs. Sara Louise Wilson Koontz, 88, of Dorse Road, Mocksville, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
She was born on April 23, 1933, in Mocksville to the late James Butler and Hattie Powell Wilson.
Sara was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. She grew up worshipping at Jericho Church of Christ and for the past 27 years was a member of North Main Street Church of Christ. She had many cherished friendships she had made through the church. Sara loved being a homemaker and taking care of her family. In her younger years, she worked part-time at Belk of Mocksville before staying home to keep her granddaughters. Her family was very important to her, and she always looked forward to family get-togethers. Sara loved sending cards and had a gift of remembering dates, especially birthdays.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: a son, Jerry Lee Koontz; and 2 sisters, Mabel Pence and Mary Lois Wilson.
Survivors include: her husband, Oscar Lee Koontz, to whom she was happily married for 70 years, living in the same homeplace for all those years; 3 children, Jimmy Koontz (Carolyn), Elaine K. Snow (Jimmy) all of Mocksville and Mark Koontz (Amy) of Salisbury; 5 grandchildren, Jessica Nichols (Blake), Sara Davis (Caleb), Jamie Wilson (Matt), Jacob Snow (Kawoni) and Logan Koontz; 10 great-grandchildren, Tyler, Levi and Bryson Nichols, Adren and Cass Davis, Brayden, C.J., Emersyn and Madisyon Wilson and Kanen Snow; and nieces and nephews, Walter Pence (Pat), Mary Jo Frye, Wayne Daniels (Mickey) and Doris Yost (Bob).
A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 6 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Mr. Matt Langfield officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A private interment will follow at Jericho Church of Christ Cemetery.
Memorials: North Main Street Church of Christ, 605 N. Main St., Mocksville, NC 27028; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.