Sarah Lillian Jones Tormoehlen


Sarah Lillian Jones Tormoehlen, 84, of Vallonia passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown, surrounded by her loving family.

Born Oct. 19, 1931, in Letcher County (Kingdom Come), Kentucky, she was the daughter of Isaac Conley and Bettie Frazier Jones. She married Robert Charles “Butch” Tormoehlen on June 14, 1953, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Wegan. He preceded her in death July 17, 1997.

Sarah was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Wegan. She was a loving housewife who devoted her life to her family. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting, needlework, crocheting and loved caring for her grandchildren. She cherished every moment with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her three children, Thomas Leon (Debra Fleetwood) Tormoehlen, Jeanne Kay (David) Null and Sharon Kaye Tormoehlen; five grandchildren, Alysha Ann Tormoehlen (John Batic), Leann Marie (Ryan) May, Matthew Thomas Tormoehlen, Erin Kathleen Null (Benjamin) Stein and Jonah David Samuel Null; three great-grandchildren, Luna Grace Batic, Scarlett Lorraine Stein and Adeline Lillian Gertrude Stein; and a sister, Mary Lou Caudill Tormoehlen.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by infant granddaughter, Gabriella Bobbie Jo Null; siblings, Alpha Jones Ratliff, Elbert Jones, Alma Jones Fields, Edgar Jones, Minnie Jones Akemon Simpson, John H. Jones, Marie Jones, Lucinda Mavis Jones, Reva Jones Lunsford, Thumbelisa Jones Williams, Faye Jones Simpson, Casey Jones and Charlie Jones.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with the Rev. Martin Keller officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Wegan.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Voss Chapel and from 10 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.

Memorials may be given to donor’s charity of choice.