Gilbert, Sandra Faye (Dalton)

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Sandra Faye Gilbert, age 62, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Erlanger Hospital.

She was born Aug. 27, 1957 in Muncie, In. She was preceded in death by her father, Alvin Draughn; and son, Jesse Gilbert.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Ron Gilbert of the residence; mother, Joyce Draughn of Rockmart, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Matthew Gilbert and Tasha Woodard of Dalton, Ga.; brothers, Rodney Draughn of Ringgold, Ga., Randy Draughn of Stone Mountain, Ga.; sisters, Debbie Griffin of Ringgold, Ga., Sharon Draughn; and 13 grandchildren.   

Visitation to celebrate the life of Mrs. Sandra Faye Gilbert will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, from 1-4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel 138 Melrose Drive Dalton, GA.


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