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Dorothy "Jenny" Virginia SabatierDecember 4, 1929 ~ November 1, 2017 (age 87)
Dorothy Virginia “Jenny “ Sabatier, age 87, a resident of Somerville and formerly of Ellendale, Tennessee, departed this life Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett.
Services of Remembrance for Mrs. Sabatier will be conducted at 2 P.M. Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland. Jeremy Arnold will be the officiant. Personal remarks will be given by Laura Winfrey, Librarian at the Somerville Library, Rene White, nephew, Ashley Harrell Fryer, granddaughter and Nini Harrell, daughter. A visitation for Mrs. Sabatier will be held from 1 to 2 P.M. Friday, prior to the service at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland.
Mrs. Sabatier was born December 4, 1929 in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Charles and Bertha Hanna. She was a graduate of Treadwell High School and attended Memphis State University. Mrs. Sabatier was a member of the Shelby County Master Gardeners, a member and past president of the Somerville Friends of the Library, and a longtime member of Friendship Force. She was a published writer and enjoyed reading, painting, gardening, playing bridge and doing volunteer work at Fayette Cares and the Memphis Botanic Gardens. She also served as a volunteer English language tutor to Japanese families.
Mrs. Sabatier was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Bertha Hanna; her husband, Albert Sabatier; her brother, Alvin Hanna; her sister, Martha Good; and longtime friends, Carlene Hopkins and Wally Blevins.
Mrs. Sabatier is survived by two daughters, Nini Harrell of Somerville, Tennessee and Camille Jukkola (and husband, Mark) of Middleton, Tennessee; one grandchild, Ashley Harrell Fryer of Munford, Tennessee and two great-grandchildren, Coleman and Camryn Fryer. She also leaves a host of other friends and family who she loved dearly, including her family at SomerOak Senior Living Community.
The family request that memorials be directed to Fayette Cares, 13300 N. Main Street, Somerville, Tennessee 38068 or Friends of the Somerville Library, 216 W. Market Street, Somerville, Tennessee 38068.