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Sarah Watts Wall

April 28, 1935 August 21, 2018
Sarah Watts Wall
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Obituary for Sarah Watts Wall

83, of Fairfax, Virginia, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2018 at Mount Vernon Nursing Home in Alexandria, Virginia.
Sarah was born in Cleburne, Texas, went to high school there, and in 1957 graduated from the University of Texas, Austin, with a B.S. in chemistry. In 1958 she married Dr. James Robert Wall, a university biology professor, and moved to Charleston, SC. She lived in New Orleans, LA in the early 1960s and took additional coursework towards a graduate degree at Tulane University. In 1966 she moved to Lubbock, TX to be with Dr. Wall, who secured a teaching position at Texas Tech University.
In 1969 Sarah moved to Fairfax Virginia, where her husband became a professor at George Mason University. She was employed as Dr. Wall’s laboratory assistant, working under a grant program, performing genetic research on wild bean and bay scallop populations.
In 1981 she received an English as a Second Language teaching certificate and in 1982 received a graduate degree in English, both from George Mason University.
From 1986 until her retirement in the year 2000, Ms. Wall was employed by the Arlington County (Virginia) Public School System and taught math and English as a second language at the high school grade level.


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11:00 AM 9/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
Jefferson Funeral Chapel

5755 Castlewellan Drive
Alexandria, VA 22315

Jefferson Funeral Chapel
5755 Castlewellan Drive Alexandria 22315 VA
United States

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