Sarah Anderson was an Arizona native, born to Walter Eugene Christopher and Flora Alene Christopher in Morenci, AZ on September 27, 1942. She leaves behind her husband of 25 years Mark Anderson of Queen Creek AZ, daughter Jonnea Bennett also of Queen Creek, son Derrick Bennett of Phoenix, grandsons Ryan Ciantar and Shawn Hinson as well as great grandson Trenton Ciantar, all living in the Phoenix area. Her siblings Barbara Long of Mesa AZ and William Christopher of Lewiston ID also survive her, but she was preceded by sister Evelyn Frear of Glendale AZ in 2011. Sarah’s unfortunate death came March 12, 2021 as the result of a sudden fatal traffic accident in Gilbert AZ.
Although Sarah lived in AZ for 33 of her 78 years, she also blessed the lives of neighbors and friends in Alabama, Oregon, California, Colorado and New Jersey. She had a penchant for gardening, motorcycling, and she loved to watch old fashioned Westerns on the television.
Sarah’s funeral urn will be preserved indefinitely at Gilbert Memorial Park, 2100 E. Queen Creek Rd., Gilbert AZ 85297. There is also a perpetual online memorial located at www.gilbertmemorialpark.com where friends and relatives may leave comments and photographs.