Sara L. Pettus, 77, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, in a local health care facility. She was a member of New Monumental Baptist Church. Survivors includes: two daughters, Wendelyn "Gwen" Troupe and Brinita A. Hogg; two sons, Roderick Payne and Laverne Payne; three siblings, Regina Acklin, Tyrone Acklin and Robertina Acklin; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at New Monumental Baptist Church with Dr. Virgil Caldwell officiating. Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South. The body can be viewed from 1 until 7 p.m. today at the chapel, the family will be present from 6 until 7 p.m. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.