Sara N. Smith Gilbert

February 1, 1938 - June 28, 2023
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Saturday 7/8, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Saturday 7/8, 11:00 am

Sara N. Smith Gilbert, age 85, resident of Phenix City, Alabama, transitioned to her Lord Jesus Christ on June 28, 2023 at her residence surrounded by her family. Her Memorial service will be at 11 am, Saturday, July 8, 2023 in the Chapel of Vance Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA with theContinue Reading

Helen Malchan-Evans left a message on July 5, 2023:
My condolences to family, friends and loved ones. Carole I wish I could be there with you now, but please be assured of my prayers for you and your family.
Carol Merrill left a message on July 4, 2023:
Sara and Bob lived next door to my parents on Irwin Way for many, many years. After mom became a widow, Sara kept an eye out for her and I will be forever grateful for her help. Prayers to all her family. May she rest in heavenly peace.
Larry Smith left a message on July 4, 2023:
My condolence to everyone that had the pleasure of knowing Sara, what a great lady.. Sorry for your loss but happy for her, being in God’s hand is a great feeling. Being a military wife for sixty four years married to an Army Command Sergeant Major and raising four kids was a challenge, at times, but my cousin, Sara handled it well. Of all the things she did for me while I was growing up, the one thing I remember the most was not funny at the time as I was sixteen years old. Of course, as I got older I laugh every time I think about it. I used her car one night to go on a date and that night returning back to the house she was waiting up for me. As I was getting ready for bed, I took my shirt off and noticed a couple of hairs on my chest. I was so excited. I ran to show Sara the manly hairs I had. She started laughing and said: “I have more hairs on my chest than that.” I will miss her for now but will rejoice when we meet again.
Nellie Livingston Bishop left a message on July 3, 2023:
My condolences to Sara's family. I am sorry for your loss. Sara and I went to school together and it has been many years since I have seen her. Spoke to her on the phone a couple of times. I knew her siblings Gail and Lydia and Sara told me about Bobby the last time we spoke. She told me how blessed she was to have such wonderful children. I was looking for a relative's obituary and saw Sara's. Again, I am so sorry.
Vance Brooks left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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