Mrs. Sara Smith Baskins

Mrs. Sara Smith Baskins, age 79, of Newnan, GA, died on August 12, 2014, at her residence. 

Mrs. Baskins was born Nov. 21, 1934, in Royston, GA, to the late Thomas Smith and Ora Belle Parham Smith. She was a homemaker, caring for the needs of her family, and was a longtime member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Newnan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Sylvene and Bud Little. Surviving are her daughter, Anita Baskins Strickland and her husband Darryl of Newnan; grandchild, Sara Strickland of Newnan; brothers, Ralph Smith and his wife Callie and Don Smith, all of Royston; sisters, Catherine Dove and her husband Albert of Royston and Shelby Peace and her husband the late B.H. Peace of Elberton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 14, at 1 p.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. O.C. Collins and Rev. Steve Craven officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at . Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, 770-253-4723

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