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Sarah Jane (Chapman) Gearles

December 24, 1932 ~ December 14, 2019 (age 86)


Sarah Jane (Chapman) Gearles 86, of Phelps, KY went home to be with the Lord, Saturday December 14, 2019 at her residence.

She was born December 24, 1932 at Freeburn, KY the daughter of the late Robert and Hattie (Mounts) Chapman.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of many years; Charlie Gearles, a brother; Bob Chapman a sister; Lucille Young and a grandson; Landis Daniel Lane.

Sarah was an upstanding Christian wife, mother and grandmother.  She was known in the community for her kind, humble and gentle disposition. Sarah loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed going to church and growing different flowers and plants, which she dried to make arrangements that could be kept throughout the year.

Survivors left to honor her memory include two sons; Ronnie (Linda) Gearles of Phelps, KY and Charles Gearles of Stopover, KY, four daughters; Cleapatra (Donald) Lindsey of Uniontown PA, Ruby (Edd) Jude of Burnwell, KY, Elizabeth Gearles of Whitesburg, KY and Jo Ann Wolford of Phelps, KY, four sisters; Christine Justice of Florida, Donna Chapman of Lexington, KY, Bonnie Chapman of Freeburn, KY and Carol Ann Compton of Lexington, KY, twelve grandchildren; Ronald, David, Sam, Natassia, Joey, Jessica, Ashley, Cody, Katelin, Adam, Charles and Easton, 18 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

She is also survived by other family, neighbors and friends.

Honoring Services will be held in the Phelps Funeral Services Chapel with the Reverends; William Cornn and Ralph Shortridge officiating.

The funeral will be Tuesday December 17, 2019 at 12:00 Noon with burial to follow in the Freeburn Community Cemetery. Family and friends are to serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be in the chapel Monday evening from 6:00-10:00 P.M. with a service at 7:00 P.M.

Arrangements are under the direction of

Phelps Funeral Services Inc (606) 456-3926

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December 16, 2019

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Phelps Funeral Services Chapel
40 Wolford ST
Phelps, KY 41553

Funeral Service
December 17, 2019

12:00 PM
Phelps Funeral Services Chapel
40 Wolford ST
Phelps, KY 41553

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