Sarah Helen Sears Gardner



Mrs Sarah Helen Sears Gardner, age 83 passed away at her home on September 17, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father Mattie Lillian Hackney Sears Neal and William Sears.

She is survived by her two daughters, Shirley James Boykin and husband Michael Ray of Spring Hope and Pansy James Cannon and "Bo" Wilbur of Hobgood; brothers, Stanley Winslow Sears Sr. of Rocky Mount; sisters, Lillie Sears Nobles and husband Eddie of Scotland Neck and Nadine Thompson of Williamsburg, Va.; grandchildren, Brandee Michelle Vaughan, Jessica Renee Waters; five great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was a Loyal and Faithful Christian for over 50 years.

A funeral service will be held at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's in Tarboro on Thursday September 21, 2017 at 1:00 PM with interment following in the Sunnyside Cemetery Scotland Neck.

The family will recieve friends at Carlisle Funeral Home Wednesday night from the hours of 7 PM until 9 PM.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online Condolences may be directed to the family by visiting