HICKORY — Sara Elizabeth Seigler Grimstead, 85, of Hickory, formerly of Hampstead, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice.
Born June 14, 1929, in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late Archibald Seigler and Edna Louise King Seigler.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Franklin Grimstead; and her brother, Bobby Seigler.
Mrs. Grimstead was a member of West Minister Presbyterian Church of Wilmington. She was an exceptional friend, wife and BEST mother ever! She loved people, animals, fishing, gardening, cooking and serving others. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her daughters, Joyce Burke, Bobbie Everette and husband Jimmy, and Cindy Cherry and husband Frank; grandson, Jeremy Burke; great-grandchildren Jade Burke and Jordan Burke; and a special friend, Harry Wilkinson.
A graveside service will be held at Weyman Methodist Cemetery at the crossroads of Hwy. 87 and Hwy. 11, at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 11.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory and Andrews Mortuary in Wilmington are serving the family of Sara Elizabeth Seigler Grimstead and on-line condolences may be sent to www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com.