Sarah Kester Shomate GASTONIA - Sarah Kester Shomate, of Gastonia, passed away on March 15, 2014, at Robin Johnson House, Dallas. She was born Dec. 21, 1928, in Gaston County to the late Franklin and Katherine Kester. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Marshall Shomate and sisters Rita Evitt and Ann Norton. Sarah was a member of Lowell Presbyterian Church and the Loraine Chapter 169 Order of Eastern Star. She is survived by her son Michael Shomate and daughter-in-law Suzanne Shomate of Gastonia and granddaughter Suzanne Shomate of Tampa, Fla. Sarah's funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Lowell Presbyterian Church with Rev. Bryan Hovey officiating. Interment will follow in Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia. Her family will receive friends at 2 p.m. before the service at Lowell Presbyterian Church activity center. To offer condolences, please visit www.siskbutler.com.
Sisk-Butler Funeral Home
730 Gastonia Highway Bessemer City, NC 28016
Published in Charlotte Observer on Mar. 17, 2014