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.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
May God bless you and your family.
I was saddened to read of the passing of your Mother! Praying God’s comfort to you, Glenda, your boys, and gr-children.
Preston, Sorry we couldn’t be there today (Sunday). Juanita’s brother, Teddy Ballard passed away at 10:30 this morning. Love and Prayers. Fred
Your in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his arms around you all.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss. You will be together again on the other side. GOD be withe you all.
May God grant you His comfort and peace in this your hour of grief. While parting is only temporary this thought does not erase the pain of seperation but gives us hope of reunion. Frances was very special to Alice and me.
Dear Preston and family. We are so sadden about your loss. I was so nice to see the both of you at church. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Preston and Family, You have our deepest sympathy in the
loss of your loved one. May
God give you comfort in the days ahead.
Glenn, Our hearts go out to you and your family. You and your family are in our prayers.