State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - February 19, 1993
Sarff, 96, of Springfield died at 12:05 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Manor Nursing
She was born Nov. 14, 1896, in Snicarte, the daughter of John and Mary
Chambers Blessman. Preceding her in death were her husband, Plezz; a son,
Carroll E. Sarff; four sisters; and a brother.
Mrs. Sarff was a cook for the Jacob Bunn family for 30 years, retiring in
1969. She was a member of First Baptist Church and Royal Neighbors.
Surviving are two sons, Emery P. of Springfield and Donald R. of Sun City,
Ariz.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren;
three sisters, Mrs. Ruby Sarff of Springfield, Mrs.
Billy (Marge) Lynn of Oakford and Mrs. Velma Sarff of Petersburg; several
nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Staab Funeral Home, with the Rev. Al
Riddley officiating. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Snicarte
Cemetery, with the Rev. Ray L. Cheshire officiating.
Contributed by: Sherry McCullough