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Sarah Brenner Burchell

March 13, 1923 - January 23, 2019

Sarah Brenner Burchell, 95, of Colonial Beach passed away January 23, 2019. She was born March 13, 1923 in Smithsburg, MD to Paul and Elsie Brenner. She graduated from high school in 1942. On April 20, 1946 she married Bernard Burchell Sr. She worked as a telephone operator for many years until she retired.


She is survived by her sons, John Paul Burchell and Bernard Burchell Jr.; three granddaughters, Sarah Burchell Green, Margaret Burchell Kight and Nancy Burchell; and five great-grandchildren, Thomas Green, Trey Kight, Ayden Smith, Dawn Burchell and Candence Burchell. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Brenner and Elise Kriner Brenner; her husband, Bernard Burchell Sr.; her daughter, Elsa Burchell and her brother, Lucien Brenner.


A graveside service will be held at Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery, Owens VA on January 29, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association of America, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601

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