Geraldine W. Sarratt

Geraldine Watkins Sarratt, 69, of 217 Oakview Drive, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017, in her home.

Wife of Edgar Nathaniel Sarratt, Sr., she was born in Cleveland County, NC to Oscar and Elizabeth Wood Watkins.

She was a graduate of Crest High School, a member of Concord Baptist Church, and a retiree of Cherokee County Schools.

Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Anthony; 2 brothers, Calvin and Jeff Watkins; and 4 sisters, Grace Martin, Katherine, Joyce, and Betty Jean Watkins.

She leaves to cherish loving memories: her husband, Edgar Nathaniel Sarratt, Sr., of the home; 2 daughters, Lisa Renee Bridges of Gaffney and Nicole Nichols (Jai) of Spartanburg; 5 sons, Dennis Mintz (Minister Verlinda) and Deacon Shawn Mintz (Lashanda) of Gaffney; James Edgar Surratt (Jennifer) of Waldorf, MD, Edgar N. Sarratt, Jr. (Karin) of Carmel, IN, and Tirash L. Houey (Docia) of Lawrenceville, GA; 19 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, 2 p.m., in Concord Baptist Church with Dr, Michael Bridges and Minister Mae Frances Sarratt. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

She will be in state in the church Wednesday at 1 p.m.

The Gilmore Mortuary