Sarah Francis Lowery Pilcher, 92 of Statesville, N.C., went to be with the Lord Tuesday on September 9, 2020. She was born on July 22, 1928, in Iredell County, N.C., to the late Randall Lowery Sr. and Etta Carter Lowery. Sarah was also preceded by her two husbands, Reuben Harris Starrette of 29 years and John Pilcher of 31 years; brother, Jack Lowery; sisters, Martha Dellinger, Catherine Lanier, Louis Isenhour, Wilma Boan, Polly Ballard, Julie Haithcox, Mary Neal Sherrill, and Elizabeth (Tib) Hoots.
Sarah was a longtime member of Abilene Church of Christ in Statesville, and also a longtime member of main St. Church of Christ of Mocksville, N.C. She retired in 1999 after 19 years as an executive secretary to Sam Walton of Walmart.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Rudy Starrette of Statesville; two grandchildren, Greg Starrette and Berry Starrette; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
A special thank you to Gordon Hospice House of Statesville, especially Tracie Bell and Jessica Wilkerson. Another special thanks goes to Rosie and Lisa, who were special caretakers to Sarah.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Gordon’s Hospice House of Statesville.
Reavis Funeral Home of Statesville will be serving the family.