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Sarah Brown Gilbert, 99

Sarah Brown Gilbert, 99

Sarah Brown Gilbert died December 2, 2018 at the Carolina Village Care Center in Hendersonville, NC. She was born April 19, 1919 in Fairmont, NC to Harold Vardell and Ossie Clark Brown. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William Leon (Bill) Gilbert III, a son William L. Gilbert IV and her brother Harold V. Brown Jr.

She is survived by her son Harold Brown Gilbert (Linda) and her daughter Sally Moffitt ( Dr.Ron) of Hendersonville. She is also survived by her four grandchildren: Chip Gilbert (Cathey) and Jennifer Gonzales (Vincent) of Hendersonville, Abby Downing (Henry) of Johns Island, SC and Lindsay Dunn (John) of Glastonbury, CT. In addition she is survived by four great-grandchildren: Rylee and Emily Gonzales and Carter and Emerson Dunn.

After moving to Hendersonville in 1962 she became an active volunteer for Hendersonville City Schools, served on the Boards of the Mental Health Association, Habitat for Humanity and the Henderson County Council for Women. She was an Elder in the Presbyterian Church USA and a charter member and Elder of Trinity Presbyterian Church.

A celebration of Sarah’s life will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, December 7, 2018 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Hendersonville with Reverend Mark Stanley officiating.

In lieu of flowers Sarah requested that donations be made to Henderson County Habitat for Humanity, 1111 Keith Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792, the Carolina Village Residents’ Assistance Fund, 600 Carolina Village Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.