Sara Hortez Elder, age 85, of Winder, GA, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. She retired as a supervisor for Barrow Manufacturing. Sara was a member of Chapel Christian Church, Winder. She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis Jewell and Lenora Hill Waters; her husband, William Perry Elder; and eight brothers and sisters. Sara is survived by her daughters, Lisa Elder (Tracy) Reynolds and Susan Ryan of Winder; a sister, Ann Briscoe of Presque Isle, ME; three grandchildren, Justin (Cindy) Reynolds, Jordan (Troy) Mayfield, and Melissa (Jeremy) Wilson; three great-grandchildren, Nora Reynolds, Jayden Wilson, and Daniel Wilson; and a host of nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 5-8 PM at Smith Funeral Home, Winder. The funeral service will be held on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Reverend Tracy Reynolds and Pastor Jim Stephens officiating. The interment will follow the service at Barrow Memorial Gardens, Winder. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.