Sarah Ozell Dietz

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Sarah Ozell Dietz, 93, of Ringgold, Ga., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

She was born on Sept. 20, 1926, to the late Alvis E. Sr. and Maude Arendale.

She was a loving and supportive pastor’s wife for 61 years. Currently, they were serving at Gospel Way Baptist Church, where they have served for 26 years. She enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family. She loved and cared for her family deeply and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. 

In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her siblings: Alvis E. Arendale Jr., Johnny Arendale and Waco Arendale; and son, Daniel Lamar Dietz. 

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband, the Rev. Lamar Dietz; sons: Edward (Waynette) Nolen and Hank (Barbara) Nolen; daughters: Nancy Mammen, Joy (Jim) Bolton, and Christine (Robbie) Littlejohn; daughter-in-law, Starla Dietz; sisters: Mary Fugate, Dorothy (Kenneth) Brady and Katherine Caylor; brother, O.C. Dietz; and sister-in-law, Faye (Bill) Martin; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. 

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, from 5 until 8 p.m. at Gospel Way Baptist Church, located at 31 S. Bowling Lane, Ringgold, GA 30736. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, at the church with burial to follow in the Dietz Family Cemetery. 

The family would like to give special thanks to friends from Gospel Way Baptist Church: Janet Heard, Tina Smith, April Stevens, Linda Patton, Joyce Goodson, and Marti and Mary Ella. They would also like to thank the Hospice of Chattanooga South Team: Erin, Krysty, Renee, Amanda, Juliean, Christy, Jason and Dr. Richey.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Sarah, or your condolences with her family, at her online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Dietz family with these arrangements. 

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