Obituaries

Matthew Sarber -

Matthew D. Sarber, age 11, Jonesborough, passed away Friday, November 2, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center after an extended illness.

Matthew was a native of Carter County and the son of Brian K. and Traci Dykes Sarber.

He enjoyed life to the fullest, he enjoyed spending time with his papaw, special Saturday outings and watching movies as he was a movie buff.

Survivors in addition to his parents include his brother, Travis Sarber; maternal grandparents, Daryl and Janna Dykes; paternal grandparents, Leroy and Ann Sarber; great-grandmother, Thelma Cochran; uncles, Leroy Sarber, Ronnie Sarber; special uncle, Johnny Cochran; and several other aunts, uncles and cousins.

Private services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 15010, 2018 Clinch Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. 37901-5010.

Condolences may be sent to the Sarber family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.