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4520 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, TX 76710
Phone: 254-772-5272
Fax: 254-772-5695
Sarah Nel Masters

Sarah Nel Masters

Saturday, December 3rd, 1932 - Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Sarah Nell Masters, 86, of Waco, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Monday, April 1, at Waco Memorial Park with Dr. Jim Moshinskie officiating. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at OakCrest Funeral Home.

Sarah was born Oct. 29, 1932 in Cleveland, Tex., to Cecil (Sonny) and Sallie Bell (Gordon) Guthrie, the only girl in a family of four brothers, Cecil (Sonny), Joe, George, and Robert Guthrie, all of whom preceded her in death.

Sarah graduated from Sam Houston State University. She married Travis O. Masters in 1954, and they were parents to a son and a daughter. Sarah was a retired elementary school teacher who taught in Texas schools over 40 years. She loved to travel with her family in their travel trailer all over the United States. She also enjoying taking cruises.

Sarah is survived by her son, Travis O. Masters Jr. and wife, Lynnette; a daughter, Melissa Tibbets; and four grandchildren, Michael Tibbets and wife, Kadie, Emily Rhame and husband, Bryan, Amy Tibbets, and Justin Masters.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 31st, 2019 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, March 31st, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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  • Service

    Monday, April 1st, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, April 1st, 2019 10:00am
    Waco Memorial Park
    6623 Interstate 35 South
    Robinson, TX 76706
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    Dr. Jim Moshinskie, Officiating
  • Interment

    Waco Memorial Park
    6623 Interstate 35 South
    Robinson, TX 76706
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Melanie Adams

Posted at 10:42am
Masters Family,

From the bottom of our hearts here at Providence Hospice, we are so very sorry for your loss. Thank you for allowing us to take care of her. It truly was an honor and a privilege sharing even the briefest of time with her and you all as family. We will continue to carry you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Melanie Adams
Social Worker
Providence Hospice


Posted at 07:44pm
My condolences to the Masters family during this difficult time. In the Bible, Jehovah God gives us hope. Acts 24:15 says, “there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous.” Revelation 21:4 says, “and he will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more.” Very soon we will see the fulfillment of these promises here on Earth. We hope you find comfort in God’s promises.

Susan Luce

Posted at 05:02pm
Mrs, Masters was my favorite substitute teacher when I was principal at Cedar Ridge Elementary. She could handle any situation! I reconnected with here years later when I attended a SHSU alumni event with my husband. She attended several events and was always such fun. Condolences to her family.

Posted at 10:26pm
Our deepest condolences to all of the Masters' family. It was such a pleasure having Sarah visit with us at Boar Creek Ranch in the past. We know she will be sorely missed.
Sandy, John, Bill, Christy, Charlie, Megan Stypick

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Posted at 09:33pm
Deepest condolences from the Stypick family and Boar Creek Ranch
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