In order to assist in the arrangement process, please complete this on-line form and submit it to us. We will contact you when we receive it. Thank you.
Sarah Elizabeth Carswell

Sarah Elizabeth Carswell

Feb. 7, 1941 to Nov. 19, 2020

Sarah Elizabeth Carswell, 79, of Morganton, NC, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 after a short period of declining health. Sarah was born in Burke County on February 7, 1941 to the late Newland and Bertha Carswell. She was an active member of Carswell Memorial Baptist Church serving as a Sunday School teacher and church clerk until she was homebound. She worked for King’s Hosiery Mill for 30+ years.  She was dedicated to her nieces, great-nieces, nephew and great-nephews. She also enjoyed cooking for her family.

In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by brothers, Henry Carswell, Clarence Carswell, Dewey Carswell; sisters-in-law, Kate Carswell, Edna Carswell, Myrtle Carswell; brother-in-law, Fred Butler.

She is survived by brothers, Ted and Robert Carswell (Mary); sister and caregiver, Isabell Butler and sister-in-law, Velsie Carswell, all of Morganton.

Sarah will lie-in-state from 12:00 to 2:00pm Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Carswell Memorial Baptist Church. A graveside service will follow at 2:00pm in the church cemetery with Rev. Isaac Propst officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Carswell Memorial Baptist Church.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Committal: Nov. 21, 2020
2 p.m.

Committal Directions

You are invited to send personal condolences to the families using the form below.

Search Obituaries

Obituary Notification

If you'd like to subscribe to receive notifications of new obituaries you can do so on our obituary notification signup page.

Recent Obituaries

Archived Obituaries

Click a year to show months
2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006