AUGUSTA, Ga. - Sara Paige Brogdon passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at The Claiborne at West Lake.
Sara was born on July 19, 1932, in Ware Shoals, to the late Robert and Frances Simpson Paige.
She was predeceased by her parents and her sisters, Nyra and Gloria Jean.
Sara graduated from Greenwood High School and was subsequently employed at the Savannah River Plant when it began construction. She was the first female employee hired and, when the plant was completed, she was hired as a radiation technician. Sara left SRP in 1959 and was a co-founder of The Pixie, a retail ladies shop. She ran the business until 1979.
Sara is survived by her husband: Albert N. Brogdon (Augusta); brother-in-law, Edwin M. Brogdon of Sumter; sons, Casey C. Brogdon (Georgia) of Mount Pleasant and Vince L. Brogdon (Robin) of Evans, Georgia; and grandsons, Wade (Julia) Brogdon of Wade, North Carolina, Beau (Haden) of Greenville and Dylan and Logan of Evans.
The family will hold a private graveside service in Sumter.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a donation to the American Cancer Society, 901 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901; American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601; or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907, (706) 364-8484, is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com.
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