Sarah Wilmoth Anderson, 87 of Altamonte Springs, FL went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in her residence surrounded by loving family and friends. She was born in West Union on October 22, 1931 to the late Frank and Ada McConnell VanScoy. On November 18, 1955 she married John T. Wilmoth who preceded her in death on February 8, 1988.
Surviving are six children, Kathleen W. Ford, FL, Margaret E. Schingle and husband Chris, CA, Thomas Joseph Wilmoth and wife Lisa, FL, Karen F. Garrett and husband Dennis, GA, Alice M. Kern and Patricia Ann Wilmoth, FL. grandchildren, Sara J. Roberts, Christy M. Marshall, Rebecca Fletcher, John Garrett, Billy Ford, Chelsea Marie Wilmoth, Kyle Thomas Wilmoth, Amanda Noel Maxcy, Tina Marie Kern, Jacqueline Rae Wilmoth and Isabella A. Schingle, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is also preceded in death by her second husband Robert Anderson, one sister, Eleanor Holtz, six brothers, Edward, James, Shelby Kermit, Eugene and Elden VanScoy.
Sarah is known for her legacy of love and faith. Her faith in God and her love for Jesus changed the world. She demonstrated the unconditional love and caring for all those she met. Sarah’s hobbies include sewing, baking cakes and making blankets for newborns. She was a member of St. Mary Magdalen’s Parish where she looked forward each year for her and her family to participate in October Fest. She served as a Eucharist Minister to the sick.
Sarah enjoyed cooking; you never went away hungry and was always made to feel welcome in her home. She had a green thumb and had many home grown remedies for most aliments. She also enjoyed traveling having been to, Hawaii, Australia, Ireland and many other places in the United States. No matter where she traveled her heart was always in WV and that is where her heart will always be.
Sarah’s life was a testimony to her love of God and others. Her children are grateful for the impact she had on each of their lives. They are honored to be cut from the same cloth.
A Celebration of Sarah’s life will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, November 17, 2018, Hilton Altamonte Springs, 350 South Northlake Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701. Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Dora, FL.
Flowers or donations to Share the Care, Hospice, and Alzheimers on behalf of the Wilmoth family
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