Sallie McGruder

July 04, 1921 - June 07, 2022


Obituary For Sallie McGruder

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Sallie McGruder on June 7th, 2022.

A graveside service will be held on June 11th, at 1:00 PM at Trinity CME Church located at 77 Trinity ST in Warm Springs, Ga.

Visitation will be on June 10th, 2022 from 4 to 6 PM at Sewell Mortuary.

Life began for Mother Sallie Kate McGruder on July 4th, 1921, to the proud parents of the late Willie James Brooks and Johnnie Godfrey Brooks. Sallie worked in and outside her home, becoming a nurse’s assistant at Roosevelt Rehabilitation Center, retiring in 1988 after 22 years of service.

Sallie accepted Christ at a very early age by joining Trinity C.M.E. Church in Durand, GA. She was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Bennie McGruder.

Mother Sallie was the matriarch of her family, living to enjoy five generations. There are so many words that we can use to describe her personality but one that stands out the most is her award- winning smile.

Preceding her in death were her late sister Minnie Lena Brooks, son Willie James, daughter Annette Culpepper, grandson Tony Moody and great-grandson Micah Ellison.

She is leaving a generational impact on her loved ones. She made her heavenly transition on June 7th, 2022. She leaves to cherish her loving memories of her children Johnnie Claude Strozier (Grady) of Odessadale, GA and Shirley Williams of Warm Springs, GA; Her Grandchildren, Michael McGruder (Dianna), Chantel Perry of LaGrange GA, Sheila Parks (James) of Greenville GA, Lerob McGruder, Beverly Williams of Warm Springs GA, Cassie Bennett (Octavious) of Alvaton GA, Fredrick Williams (Tahira) of Augusta GA, and Marcus Moody (Ayanna) of Shiloh GA; 33 Great-grandchildren, 22 Great Great-grandchildren, and 2 Great-great-great grandchildren. Sally will be greatly missed by a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.



10 Jun


04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary 220 Charlie Patterson Rd Grantville, GA 30220 Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • 06/11/2022

    Mrs. Sallie Kate was so nice and such a figure at the church in (Durand). May she ( Rest In Heaven).

  • 06/10/2022

    All the prayers and love we have in our hearts are for you and the family. Mama Sallie will always be in our hearts.♥️ Cooper

  • 06/10/2022

    Sis Cassie& The McGruder family you have our sincere condolences. May you have peace knowing your love one is resting in the loving arms of our father in heaven. Love, Deborah Prather& Family

  • 06/09/2022

    Just wanted to reach out and let you know that you have our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. God is with you as a close comfort, and perfect peace. Rev. & Mrs. William E. Spratling

  • 06/09/2022

    Family hold on to her love and legacy Rest my sister until then

  • 06/09/2022

    A true kindred woman of God, a virtuous women and an angel among the saints

  • 06/09/2022

    Trinity C.M.E. Golden Saints taking flight to Glory R I P

  • 06/09/2022

    Sincere sympathy from the Arbor Chapel Stovall Community ❤️💫

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