Sarah Jean Lampley, age 56, of Louisville, Illinois, passed away early Wednesday morning, October 30, 2019.
She was born June 5, 1963, in Olney, the daughter of Jerry R. and Linda S. (Snell) Harrington. She was united in marriage to Jerry Lee Lampley on November 26, 1988, at the Louisville Methodist Church and they have shared 30 wedding anniversaries together.
Sarah was a 1981 graduate of North Clay High School. She earned her associate degree from Olney Central College. She worked as the office manager at Heritage Woods in Flora where she was always a friendly face at the front desk and willing to share her time to help find an answer to a question. She was greatly loved by the residents and staff. Sarah’s greatest joys in life were collecting dolphins, camping with Jerry at Kuhl’s Kampground in Ingraham, and especially spoiling her children and grandbabies.
She is survived by her husband: Jerry Lampley of Louisville; 2 sons: David Simmons (Stephanie) of Flora and Nick Lampley (Kendall) of Flora; mother: Linda Harrington of Louisville; 2 grandsons: Johnathan and Lucas Simmons of Flora; and siblings: David Harrington (Sherry) of Louisville, Donna Britton (Troy) of Louisville, and Sue Smith of Murphysboro.
She was preceded in death by her father: Jerry Harrington; father-in-law: Lawrence Lampley; mother-in-law: Anna Marie Lampley; brother: Carl Ray Harrington; paternal grandparents: Floyd and Lora Harrington; maternal grandparents: Robert and Wilma Snell; and special puppy: Misty.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Interment will follow in Orchard Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 12 noon until time of service on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial donations in Sarah’s memory may be made to Heritage Woods Activity Fund or any charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted through the funeral home.