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Sarah N. Papaianni

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Thursday, October 19, 1939 - Monday, November 11, 2019

Mrs. Sarah N. Papaianni of Ozark passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at Dale Medical Center. She was 80.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at St. John Catholic Church in Ozark with Father Fred Boni officiating.


The family will receive friends after the service in the church hall.


Mrs. Papaianni was born October 19, 1939 in Benevolence, GA. to the late Lewie Bludsworth and Nadine Bludsworth. She was raised in Ozark, lived most of her adult life in East Syracuse, NY. Sarah was very outgoing and attended St. John’s Catholic Church in Ozark.


In addition to her parents, her husband of 50 years, Anthony Papaianni; one sister, Helen Rhodes; one brother, Frank Gillian and one grandchild, Hunter Shell all preceded her in death.


Survivors include; daughter, Anna Osbeck (Thomas); son, Robert Shell (Tammy); grandchildren: Lindsey Osinski, Anthony Osinski, and Trent Shell; sister, Myra Davis (Houston); brothers: John Bludsworth, Durwood Bludsworth (Laura), Buddy Bludsworth (Mary), Joe Bludsworth (Kim), Dennie Bludsworth (Tula), and Harold Bludsworth (Jean); special friend, Homer Andrews; “her beloved dog, Teddy”; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

Funeral Service

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019



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