Sarah Herbert West Edmundson

April 2, 1934 - June 23, 2022
Sarah Herbert West Edmundson

Sarah West Edmundson, 88, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 23,
2022. She was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina, on April 2, 1934, to Rena Hart West and
Herbert Toy West. After graduating from Hendersonville High School in 1952, she attended the NC
Baptist School of Nursing in Winston Salem. She worked as a nurse at Pardee Memorial Hospital
and for Drs. Bill Lampley and Buckie Norton. On March 1, 1957, she married the love of her life,
Bill Edmundson, and they spent 41 wonderful years together, living in Hendersonville and Mills
River.

Sarah enjoyed being a part of the Christian Women’s Club, Women’s Missionary Union of Mills River
Baptist, Women on Mission and her circle group at First Baptist Church, and teaching Sunday
School classes. She never knew a stranger, and, in her later years, enjoyed learning she was able to
be a member of the Abraham Kuykendall Chapter, DAR. She was always quite proud of the fact
that she was a lifetime local native of Hendersonville.

She is survived by her two children: Lynn Edmundson Jackson (Tom), Andy Edmundson, and
granddaughter Caitlynn Hart Jackson, as well as several nieces, nephews, great, great-great, and
great-great-great nieces and nephews.

Sarah was preceded in death by brothers Joseph and Malvern (Buddy) West, her parents, and
husband Bill.

She felt blessed to live at Carolina Village from June 23, 2010, to June 23, 2022, where she was
beloved by many—especially the Housekeeping, Nursing, Food, and Office staff whom she had
come to love as her second family. She enjoyed the kindnesses of many who cared for her,
especially the medical team at Carolina Village and Four Seasons Palliative and Hospice team.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering at First Baptist
Church of Hendersonville, Carolina Village Scholarship Fund, or Four Seasons Hospice.
A private family gathering will be held at later date.

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  • June 24, 2022
    Janet Gover says:
    Sarah was an awesome nurse. I followed her footsteps, having worked for Dr. Lampley as well. She was such a wonderful nurse and friend. And that smile was contagious. Prayers for the family

  • June 24, 2022
    Alton Connor says:
    My heartfelt thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy to Sarah's family during this time of her promotion to Heaven. She was a precious lady, always so kind and sweet at church! She always had that sweet smile on her face. To you, her children, I know the feeling you have right now, as my Mother will be in Heaven 3 years in August. We miss their earthly presence, but we take comfort in knowing that they are healed and are rejoicing in the presence of the Lord and we have the promise that we will see them again one day soon!!!

  • June 25, 2022
    Al Hope says:
    So sorry to hear of Sarah's passing, she could be such a fun person...You have our deepest sympathy...Dolly and Al

  • June 25, 2022
    Jodi Neal says:
    I did not have the honor of meeting Sarah, but go to Church with her Daughter, Lynn and son-in-law, Tom. What a blessing it has been to hear about what a wonderful Christian lady she was. I am so sorry for the loss of Mother, grandmother, friend, and aunt. She will be missed. I look forward to meeting Ms Sarah in Heaven one day. Love you Lynn and Tom.

  • June 25, 2022
    Jodi Neal says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Mrs Sarah was a wonderful Christian lady, she will be missed and her legacy will live on, through those who knew her.