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In Loving Memory of

Emily Willene Roberts Sartin

August 3, 1931-September 17, 2022

Emily Willene Roberts Sartin, 91, of Mt. Olive, MS, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Magee General Hospital in Magee, MS with her loving family by her side. Visitation will be held at 10 am -1 pm with service to follow at 1:00 pm on Monday, September 19, 2022 at New Hope Baptist Church in Mount Olive, MS. The Burial will follow in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. James “Jimmy” Arender will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangement. 601-849-5031

Ms. Willene was a devoted wife and mother to three kids. She worked for State Farm Insurance in Magee, MS for over twenty years where she diligently served the community. She was an active leader in her church and volunteered her time teaching Sunday school, participating in the homecoming and cemetery committees. Over her many years, she has cared for and loved many children, grandchildren, friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years Floyd B Sartin, parents Walter and Drucilla Roberts, Sisters Bobbye Harkins and Oneta Boxx. Survivors include her daughters Beverly Baldwin(Hardy), Diane Etheridge(Michael);  son, Ben Sartin(Joy); grandchildren, Brandi Giordana(Cliff), Hardy Martin Baldwin, III, Josh Etheridge(Lauren), Maggie Chaffin(Chris),and Bailey Sartin;  and 12 great grandchildren.

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Patrice, wife of Greg Boykin & mother of two sons, Bradley & Alex, is a Magee hometown girl. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry and 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community where she served as Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 18 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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