Sarah Foster Mickle – LaGrange Daily News

1935 – 2022

The funeral of Sarah Foster Mickle, 86, of LaGrange will be held at 12:00 p.m. (Central Time) on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Caleb Nicholson officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Mrs. Mickle died Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Hospice LaGrange, LaGrange, Georgia.

Survivors include: two daughters, Melanie Carruth Bowles and Melinda Morrow Smith, both of LaGrange, Georgia; a son, Radney Lee Carruth of Five Points; three grandchildren, Ben Bowles, Bryan Bowles and Brandon Wright; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Anne Nelson of Fayetteville, Georgia.

Mrs. Mickle was born in Bacon Level, Alabama on December 8, 1935, to John Wesley (JW) and Mattie Lou Barfield Foster, Ms. Mickle lived most of her life in Abbottsford, Georgia. She was a member of Forest Home Christian Church and a retired mortgage lender where she worked for Chemical Financial and the Bank of New York. Upon retirement, she followed her passion for insurance where she was an independent agent for Met Life. Mrs. Mickle owned and operated Woods Superette. After closing Woods Superette, she worked part-time in grocery retail and as a bookkeeper and bookkeeper for Thompson Pest Control, and was a caregiver. Mrs. Mickle was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother. She had a passion for cooking and helping others. His favorite pastime was lounging by the pool and enjoying the sounds of the ocean.

Mrs. Mickle was predeceased by her parents; two husbands, Frank Carruth and Paul Mickle; one son, Gregory Lee Carruth; one brother, James Foster; and four sisters, Ruby Pendergrass, Louise Flynt, Helen Hazel and Neva Talley.

Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to Forest Home Christian Church, 2808 County Road 91, Roanoke, Alabama, 36274. Online condolences can be expressed at

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