Sara Beth Cambage, 42, of Anita, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, December 24, 2015, at Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic, Iowa.
Sara was born October 28, 1973, in Festus, Missouri, to Gordon and Sharon (Self) Jones. Growing up, Sara attended several schools in Missouri and Iowa. She graduated from Prairie City Monroe High School in 1992 and from Iowa State University in 1996 with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. She was married to Colin Cambage on August 25, 2007, in Colfax, Iowa, and they made their home in Anita, Iowa.
Sara was currently the bookkeeper for Colin's business, Black Sheep Garage in Anita. She enjoyed cooking (especially smoking meats), photography, crafts, camping, watching TV and spending time with family. She was very proud of her boys and really enjoyed attending their activities and being their biggest fan.
Sara was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anita and a board member of the Friends of Lake Anita Park Board.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Roy and Esther Jones and Marion Self; and her cousin, Chad Little.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Colin, and their sons, Coady, Declan and Andrew all of Anita; grandmother, Rose Self of Bussey, IA; her parents, Gordon and Sharon Jones of Prairie City, IA; her siblings, Matt (Christy) Jones of Monroe, IA and Molly (Quinn) Denney of Anita; her brother-in-law, Christopher Cambage of Harrogate, England; her niece and nephews, Jaslyn and Evan Jones, George Cambage and Cooper Denney; her in-laws, Stephen and Sue Cambage of Bishop Auckland, England; grandparents-in-law, Harry and Anne Pears of Bishop Auckland, England; several aunts and uncles and many cousins and friends.
Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2015, with a prayer service at 5:00 p.m. at Hockenberry Family Care in Anita, IA.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anita, IA.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Anita, IA.
Memorials are preferred to the family to establish an education fund for Sara's boys.