Sarah ìFrancesî Gilliam, 75, of Flat Rock went home to be with the Lord Wednesday July 20, 2011. A life-long resident of Henderson County, she was a devoted wife, mother, and Granny who cherished time spent with her family. Her grandchildren were the joy of her life. She was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church.
She is survived by her loving husband of fifty six years, Preston Gilliam; two sons, Glenn Gilliam and his wife Glenda and Steve Gilliam; one daughter, Wanda Moffitt and her husband Bobby; six grandchildren, Terry, Jamie, Jennifer, Jason, Christy and Christopher; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 3:00pm Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church. Reverend Lewis Staton will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00pm Sunday at the church.
Memorial contributions can be sent to Maranatha Baptist Church 2511 Old Spartanburg Hwy East Flat Rock, NC 28726.