Woodrow Wilson “Bill” Sagers

Published 3:20 am Wednesday, May 13, 2009

By Staff
ATMORE - Woodrow Wilson “Bill” Sagers died on May 3, 2009 at 12:30 a.m. at Atmore Nursing Home.
He was born on September 15, 1913 in Mount Pleasant. He was the son of the late Josephine Sager and James Randolph Reed. He was the brother of the late Taft Sagers, David Sagers, Tom Sagers and Lucy Sagers. He was the husband of the late Viney DeSilvey Sagers and husband of his second wife, the late Isabel Sagers. He was the father of the late John E. Sagers, Samuel Sagers and Hubert Harold Sagers and is survived by one son, Chuck Sagers of New Orleans, La.; eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and step-grandchildren as well as step great grandchildren. He was one of the last remaining Sons of Confederate Veterans from the Civil War. He was 95 years old.
He lived in Alabama until 1942, then moved to New Orleans, where he resided until moving back to Alabama in 1978. While in New Orleans he was employed by Pendleton Shipyard and the Checker Cab Company. After returning to Alabama, he was employed by Jefferson Davis Community College in Atmore until he retired. He was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church located in Semiah Springs.
Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2009 at the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home. The funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2009 in the funeral home with interment following at the New Home Indian cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mr. Sagers name to the Freewill Baptist Church of Semiah Springs.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of all arrangements.

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