Sarah Adeline Gillman
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Sarah Adeline Gillman, 97, of Pace, FL slipped into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 15, 2014.
Sarah was a long-time member of Bible Baptist Church in Pace where she shared her unwavering faith in God with her beloved church family. She was a shining example of Christian love, always there with an encouraging word and a prayer for those in need. She loved her family unconditionally and the joy of her life was spending time with them. She enjoyed collecting angel figurines and she was truly an "angel" and an inspiration to all who had the privilege to know her.
Sarah was preceded in death by her parents, Judge Washington Branum and Annie Jewel VanNatter; her brother, Carlton Branum; her husband, Angus D. Gillman; her sons, Douglas, Donald, Kenneth, Carl and Roy; and her grandson, Warren.
She is survived by her daughters, Betty (Shelly) Penton and Debra (Earnest) Jack; her grandchildren, Barbara (Norman) Wright, Randy (Tonya) Penton, Donna (Eric) Witt, Darcey (Mark) Wakeman and Benjamin (Brittany) Ganey; 8 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Lewis Funeral Home, Pace Chapel with Pastor Danny Brock, officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service begins.
Burial will follow at Serenity Gardens Cemetery in Milton.
Active pallbearers will be: Charles Stephens, Richard Ward, Rondol Dixon, Danny Graham, Tim Merritt and Mike Thompson.
Honorary pallbearers will be: the men of Bible Baptist Church, J. D. Gillman and Jim Shields.
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Lewis Funeral Home
4777 West Spencerfield Road
Pace, FL 32571
Published in Pensacola News Journal on Apr. 18, 2014