Sara Elizabeth Thurston

Sara E. Thurston, age 91, of Sylva, NC, went to her heavenly home after a brief illness. She remained faithful to her Baptist Faith.

Sara was a long time member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Lions Club. She enjoyed travel; sewing and crafts.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and four sisters.

She is survived by her husband, Claude Thurston; step daughter, two grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday March 2, 2019 at 11:00 am in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with Rev. Charles Dean officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 am.

Burial will follow the service at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, NC.

Appalachian Funeral Services is handling arrangements for the family.