WINDER – Sara Hortez Elder, 85, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2012.

She was the daughter of the late Otis Jewell and Lenora Hill Waters. She retired as a supervisor for Barrow Manufacturing and a member of Chapel Christian Church. Mrs. Elder was preceded in death by her husband, William Perry Elder; and eight brothers and sisters.

Survivors include daughters, Lisa Elder (Tracy) Reynolds and Susan Ryan, all of Winder; a sister, Ann Briscoe, Presque Isle, Maine; three grandchildren, Justin (Cindy) Reynolds, Jordan (Troy) Mayfield, and Melissa (Jeremy) Wilson; three great-grandchildren, Nora Reynolds, Jayden Wilson, and Daniel Wilson; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 14, at 11 a.m., in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Tracy Reynolds and Pastor Jim Stephens officiating. Burial will be at Barrow Memorial Gardens in Winder.

Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.

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