Gertrude Adele Lamb

February 13, 1925 - April 19, 2015
Gertrude Adele Lamb

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Gertrude Lamb, 90, of Hendersonville passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Hendersonville Health and Rehab. She was born on February 13, 1925 in Youngstown, Ohio to the late Myrtle and James Peebles. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Gererd ìBudî Cline Peebles and brother-in-law, Lamott Dermott. Growing up in upstate NY, she graduated from Johnstown High School in 1940. Following graduation, she took a business course and worked for several years as a bookkeeper, office manager and later the secretary/treasurer of the company.

She was married to Everett Lamb on August 19, 1950. Everett spent two years in the Army, stationed most of that time in Germany where Gertrude joined him. In 1958, they moved to Schenectady, NY. She volunteered with the Schenectady Red Cross office and was also a member of the Schenectady County Home Bureau where she taught sewing, crafts and cooking for many years. Gertrude was very active in church and taught Sunday school for most of her adult life. She also served as Director of Christian Education for many years.

Gertrude and Everett moved to Hendersonville, NC in 1996. She was a member of Hendersonville Presbyterian Church and very active in the Womenís Group.

Survivors include her loving husband of 64 years, Everett Lamb; son, Paul Lamb and daughter, Sheryl Lamb, both of NY; grandchildren, Angela, David, Danielle and Stepfanie; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Katherine Dermott of NY, Shirley Lamb and husband, George, of Hendersonville; sister-in-law, Rosita Peebles of TX; special nephews, Philip and Stephen Lamb; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday at Hendersonville Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hendersonville Presbyterian Church, 699 N. Grove St. Hendersonville, NC 28792.


Saturday, April 25, 2015
12:00 AM

First Presbyterian Church of Hendersonville - Directions
699 North Grove Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • April 22, 2015
    John Maier says:
    My deepest sympathy to Everett and family,at the loss of Gertrude.She was a wonderful inspiration here on earth and is now surely a wonderful asset in our Lords kingdom.

  • April 22, 2015
    John & Karen Marciniak says:
    To: Everett, Paul, and Sheryl We would like to send our condolences to you and your family for the passing of Gertrude. We remember the happy times, years ago when you were our neighbors across the street on Deforest St. In Sch'dy NY. God Bless all of you. John & Karen Cote Marciniak

  • April 22, 2015
    Jo Ann Fain says:
    To Everett and family, there are just not enough words to say about this sweet Ms Gertrude. She was a faithful disciple, a strong and also faithful prayer warrior and just such a blessing to have her in your life as a Christian friend.Just so happy to have known her and will certainly not ever forget her.I hope I can keep her legacy alive somehow.Will miss you sweet lady...

  • April 22, 2015
    Cindy Lamb says:
    Gert was a warm and loving person. She touched the hearts and lives of many people. I have fond memories of the Easter egg hunts at her house and the many holidays we spent together. My condolence to her entire family. May she rest in peace.

  • April 22, 2015
    Sue Shank says:
    Mr. Lamb and Sheryl: I am sorry for your loss. I had many pleasant afternoons with Mrs. Lamb when she lived in Schenectady, NY. May she rest in peace.