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Reverend Elbert  J. Sasser

Obituary for Reverend Elbert J. Sasser

March 15, 1923 - January 22, 2019
Elizabethtown, North Carolina | Age 95


Reverend Elbert Jake Sasser, 95, Navy Veteran of Elizabethtown went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents: Jabe and Elvinia Sasser, his wife: Mary Lou Sasser, daughter: Neil Gray Sasser, son: Charles Elbert Sasser, and three brothers: Earlie, Leo, and Herman Sasser. Reverend Elbert leaves behind one son: Robert Sasser (Sabrina) of Bladenboro; five daughters: Virginia Watts of Trinity; Sherlon Gooden (Kenneth) of Elizabethtown; Nellie Parker (Jimmy) of Delco; Kathleen Landreth of Elizabethtown; and Lucille Wilkins of Elizabethtown; two sisters: Larue Stocks of Tabor City; Ruth Hahn of Virginia; 23 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, and 10 great-great grandchildren.

Reverend Elbert J. Sasser was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He was known as a kind, generous, hard working man who inspired people with his faith and hope in God. He spent most of his life as a devoted pastor. His passion for preaching began as a young adult and he faithfully served until he returned back to his heavenly home.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown followed by a 2 pm funeral service in the chapel officiated by Rev. Charlie Tatum. Burial will follow the services in the Mt. Horeb Cemetery in Council, NC.

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