Sadie Roberts Fowler Lohrmann

sadie lohrmann

February 7, 1932 ~ February 16, 2023

Born in: Greene Co., TN
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Sadie Roberts Fowler Lohrmann, 91, of Leicester, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2023, at the CarePartners Solace Center.

Born February 7, 1932, in Greene Co., TN, Sadie was a daughter of the late Sampson and Effie Anderson Roberts. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Faye Reese, sister, Beulah Roberts and brother, McKinley “MC” Roberts.

Sadie worked at Square D for 20 years as a machine operator, and upon retirement, she decided to follow her dreams and go into nursing and received her degree as a certified nursing assistant and began home health care and continued to care for others until she no longer could. She also loved gardening and being outdoors in her spare time. Sadie was loved by everyone she met, and was often called a “spunky adorable woman.”

Surviving are her daughters, Gwen West (Jerry), Sue Ann Hills and Frances Mashburn; sons, Kenneth Fowler (Sara) and Jerry Fowler (Kathy); grandchildren, Karen Meade, Sadie Black (Richard), Stephanie Roberson (Chad), Bridgette Hills, Amanda Emery (fur babies), Megan Emery, Brandon Fowler and Travis Fowler; seven great-grandchildren; and special person, David Emery.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of the Solace Center for their care, and to the friends and neighbors that helped Sadie along the way.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday at Leicester Baptist Church, with Pastor Chad Ellege officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Western Carolina State Veteran’s Cemetery.


Visitation: February 20, 2023 1:00 pm

Leicester Baptist Church
18 Tony Lunsford Drive
Leicester, NC 28748


Funeral Service: February 20, 2023 2:00 pm

Leicester Baptist Church
18 Tony Lunsford Drive
Leicester, NC 28748


Burial: February 21, 2023 10:00 am

Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Sadie was a extronanary lady. She was always so sweet to me. When Gwen worked at Square D with her and they got Carowinds tickets she always wanted me to go with them. She will be missed. 🙏

  2. Ken and Family
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. Our thought and prayers are with you. May “The God of ALL Comfort” be close to all of you now and in the days to come.
    Jimmie and Shirley Fender

  3. Len, SRa, and Stephanie. May God give you peace and comfort during this time. I am so sorry for the loss of Ms. Sadie. Know that I am here for you guys.

  4. Sadie, Richard & family. I am so sorry for the loss of your Mamaw. I know how much you loved each other and shared so many memories over the years. May God comfort you in this difficult time.

  5. Sadie and Richard I pray God gives you comfort and trust me Mamaw knew you loved her and stayed with her. She raised you to be strong and loving she has always instilled great value to your life and mine. We have to remember all the memories we shared with her. I still remember her coming every weekend to pick me up in her truck so you and me could have fun. I love you and you can call me anytime.

  6. So sorry for your loss
    Mothers are special people in our lives
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  7. Ken and family, Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning ! We are praying for you.


  9. Happy first Heavenly Birthday sweet Mamaw. I miss you so much, life will never be the same without you.

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