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Dorcas Sartin Gilbert

September 9, 1927 November 8, 2019
Dorcas Sartin Gilbert
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Obituary for Dorcas Sartin Gilbert

Mrs. Dorcas Sartin Gilbert, age 92, of Vanceburg, Kentucky, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday morning, November 8, 2019, at Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Maysville, Kentucky.

She was born September 8, 1927, in Lewis County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late George Clifford Sartin, Sr. and Alma Evans Sartin.

Dorcas was a member of the Vanceburg United Methodist Church and worked for the Williams Shoe Company in Portsmouth, Ohio and retired from the US Shoe Company in Vanceburg, Kentucky, after 37 years of service. She was a member of the Vanceburg City Counsel from January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2012 and volunteered for the Vanceburg Depot Museum and St. Claire Hospice. Dorcas enjoyed going to church, eating out, shopping and spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Hansel “Hank” Gilbert; two grandchildren, Danny “Boo” Harrison, Jr. and John Anthony Gilbert; one brother, George Clifford Sartin, Sr; two sisters, Ethel Reis and Lucille Dummitt Lanham; and two sons-in-laws, Tom Kennard, Sr. and Danny Harrison, Sr.

Dorcas is survived by; one son, Jack Allen Gilbert (Brenda) of Garrison, Kentucky; three daughters, Patty Kennard of Vanceburg, Kentucky, Judy Harrison of Titusville, Florida, and Sheila McCall (Roger) of Maysville, Kentucky; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg, Kentucky, with Brother Bob Sweeny officiating. Interment will follow in the Lewis County Memory Gardens in Lewis County, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 at Dickerson Funeral Home, 110 West Second Street, Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.


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