April 4, 1922 - November 13, 2021
A Chapter has been completed: A page has been turned: A life has been well lived and rest is well earned." Sister Sarah Mae Quick affectionately known by family and friends as "Sim Mae", "Cut'n Sim Mae" and "Mama Sarah." She was born April 4, 1922 in Florence, MS to the late Florence Andrews and Leon Spencer as the only child. She was reared in a Christian home by her aunts and grandfather. Sarah attended Green Hill Elementary and Brown Hill schools in Rankin County until the 8th grade. She joined Enoch Grove MB Church at the age of 8 under the leadership of Reverend J. E. Marish. As a faithful member of Enoch Grove, Sarah served her church with gladness and wore many hats. She served as Usher Board President, Secretary of the Women Mission, President of the Pastor Aid Committee, Secretary of Sunday School, Financial Secretary, Treasurer of Vocal Choir, Kitchen Manager, Youth Leader & Deaconess to name a few of her roles. In 1945, Sarah married Marshall Quick and to this union they were blessed with 2 children. As a faithful wife and mother, she farmed for her family daily while working full time jobs. She worked at Bradshaw groceries as a cook for 3 years, Briar Hill rest home as a nurses aid for 3 years and Whitfield as a nurses aid for 12 years. On October 15, 1972, she retired from Whitfield. After her retirement, Sarah farmed her land full time, catered to her community and was known as the community babysitter. At the age of 99, she was still baby sitting and teaching her great great grandchildren. Sarah was a historian. She possessed the sharpest mind, that held an abundance of knowledge of all things. Sarah was able to recite family trees, church histories, and the Bible forward and backwards. She was a devoted Christian. She loved the Lord and her life exemplified how he loved her. She always said that her purpose on earth was to tell the family what needed to be done and it was up to them to listen or not. Her purpose reached beyond the family and into the world. Sarah loved talking on the telephone to the entire town of Florence, especially to her best friend Beatrice Holloway. They would stay on the phone for hours; they would nap or "rest their eyes", talk about their families and the good times. She was preceded in death by her husband Marshall Quick, her son Walter Quick, her daughter Geraldine Carr and her grandson Ricky Quick. On, Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 3:47pm at St. Dominic Hospital, Sarah departed this life to her heavenly home. Sister Sarah Mae Quick leaves to cherish and continue her legacy: Seven grandchildren: Annette (Stanley) Porter of Florence, MS; Robin Quick of Pearl, MS; Shay Jones, Vincient (Marchell) Quick, Sarah (Bill) Foote, Timothy (Cynthia) Carr and Stanley Carr all of Florence, MS; Sixteen great-grandchildren: Taffa Porter, Teddy Porter, Brittany Carr, Javonty (Jasmine) Quick, Shaquita Thibodeaux, Tevin Carr, Joseph Foote, Freddie Jones II, Deonte (Kholada) Quick, Tasma Porter, Tiara Porter, Tiara Foote, Cortez Evans, Kelton Carr, Jakobe Carr, Elijah Mayes; Fifteen great-great grandchildren: Isaiah Quick, Londyn Porter, Brooklyn Shelvy, Niya Thibodeaux, Rhyan Jones, Kenya Jones, Ava Porter, J'Denn Carr, J'Lynn Carr, Freddie Jones III, Paisley Carr, Roxie Quick, Riley Quick, Nairobi Jones, Javonni Quick; Her proclaimed son that she raised to school age Lonnie Andrews of Jackson, MS; One son-in-law: Murray Carr of Pearl, MS and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, church members and friends.
A Chapter has been completed: A page has been turned: A life has been well lived and rest is well earned." Sister Sarah Mae Quick affectionately known by family and friends as "Sim Mae", "Cut'n Sim Mae" and "Mama Sarah." She was born April... View Obituary & Service Information
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