Samuel Andrew Sadler

Cumberland Presbyterian Minister

1858 - 1936

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Rev. S. A. Sadler
Died Saturday Night

The Rev. S. A. Sadler, 78, one of the pioneer preachers of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in this section of the country where he had served for 52 years, died Saturday night just before midnight at the home of his son, Harold Sadler, 1121 Sharpe Avenue.

Funeral services were conducted at the Edgefield Cumberland Presbyterian Church by Rev. J. Miller Cook, Rev. J. L. Hudgins, and Rev. A. H. Sykes. Burial in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Addison Avenue, Watkins Park, Arrington Street, and Grandview Cumberland Presbyterian churches in Nashville had been served by Bro. Sadler at different times during his career. He was last here at the Grandview Church in Flat Rock in the early twenties after which he went to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Franklin. He retired from the ministry while filling the Franklin pulpit.

Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Wilhoite Sadler; two daughters, Mrs. H. A. Waggoner of Jackson, Miss., and Miss Mary Sadler of Huntsville, Ala.; four sons, Harold DeWitt, and Walton Sadler of Nashville and Samuel of Franklin; a brother, William Sadler; and three sisters, Mrs. George Frasier, Mrs. Fred Bramer and Mrs. Barney Sharpe of Birmingham.
[Source: The Cumberland Presbyterian, June 4, 1936, pages 12-13]

Report of Committee on Mortuary

Lebanon Presbytery--S.A. Sadler, age 78

[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1936, page 104]

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