EUREKA – Sarah Cornelle Gerber, 83, died Friday, June 21, 2019, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.
She was born March 2, 1936, in Athens, Ala., the daughter of Edgar and Mary Smith Sides. She married Franklin D. Gerber on July 6, 1957, in Eureka. He died July 8, 2009.
Survivors include one daughter, Kelly (Marty) Hynes, St. Charles; one son, Brad Gerber, Eureka; two grandchildren, Stephanie Hynes and Christopher Hynes, and three sisters, Willann (Frieda) Melaik, Peoria, Della (Ray) Prince, Bloomington and Ginger (Gary) Springer, Eureka.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and five sisters.
Sarah worked as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) at the AC Home of Eureka for over 30 years. She was a member of Eastview Christian Church, Normal.
Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Eureka, with the Rev. Mark Warren officiating. Visitation will take place Thursday afternoon from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka.