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Sarah Jo Irby-Beaty

April 20, 1943 ~ July 8, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

Sarah Jo Irby Beaty passed away on Friday, July 8, 2022. She was born on April 20, 1943 in Asheville, NC to the late Will Irby and Mattie Salters Irby.

Sarah worked as a CNA and phlebotomist with the Charles George VA Hospital for over 23 years. She was a member of Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church. Sarah enjoyed gardening with her neighbors, crocheting and gospel music.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, William (Shorty) Irby and Edgar Paul (Pete) Irby.

Left to cherish her memory are sons, Fredrick Barton, Jr. of Jacksonville, FL and Alex Michael Gragg of Asheville, NC; daughters, Angelia Wallace (Larry) of Asheville, NC, Karen Barton of Atlanta, GA, Yvette Barton of California, Teena Gragg of Asheville, NC; brother, Odell Irby of Asheville, NC; sisters, Susan Mosley and Hannan Shabazz both of Asheville, NC; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; other family members and friends.

Viewing/visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 pm Wednesday, July 13, 2022 in the chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm, also in the chapel. The service will be live streamed here on our website.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 13, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Ray Funeral And Cremation Service
1373 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 13, 2022

2:00 PM
Ray Funeral And Cremation Service
1373 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28803
 

Video is available for this event



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