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Sara Jo (Mrs. Roy) Emert Kramer

May 8, 1929 — July 25, 2013

Sara Jo Emert (Mrs. Roy) Kramer, age 84 of Vonore, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Maryville, P.E.O., The Rarity Bay Womens Club, the Mt. Pleasant Michigan Tourist Club, Nashville Centennial Club and many Garden Clubs. Sara Jo was a graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan and Maryville College. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Rollo Emert and Sara Ruth Holmes Emert; brother, Dr. James Emert; cousin, Sister June Pemberton. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Roy Kramer; son, Steven Emert Kramer and wife Tina; daughters, Sara Gray Mackin and husband Joseph, Jane Elizabeth House and husband Tracy; grandchildren, Jacob Kramer and wife Diane, Mattie Ruth Kramer Backman and husband Mark, Zachary Kramer and fianc Rebekah Rehkamp, Kaleb Kramer House and wife Carrie, Adam James House and fianc Chelsea Thielen, Sara Jane House; great grandchildren, Carter House and Kolman House; sisters-in-law, Clariece Emert and Sara Lee Kramer; brother-in-law, Lyman White; many nieces and nephews. Honorary Pall Bearers include hundreds of coaches, coaches wives and players spread throughout the country. Sara Jo was one of Gods most enthusiastic cheerleaders. She loved her husband and family dearly. She never met a stranger. She will be missed by all she touched. A Celebration of Sara Jos life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church of Maryville with Pastors Brenda and Larry Carroll officiating. A reception will follow in the Church Fellowship Hall. Family and friends will gather at 11:00 a.m. Monday at Grandview Cemetery for the interment service. Donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Maryville, 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville, TN 37803 or to Tennessee Wesleyan College, 204 E. College Street, Athens, TN 37303.

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Sunday, July 28, 2013

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Maryville First United Methodist Church

804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville, TN 37803

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