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2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Elsie O. Gambrell

Elsie O. Gambrell, 86, Sandusky, entered into eternal rest, Sunday, April 15, 2012, in the Providence Care Center.

She was born on July 30, 1925, to the late George and Janie (Halliburton) Brown, in North Carolina, and moved to Sandusky in 1956.

She retired from U.S. Tsobaki, formerly Union Chain, as a mill and drill operator in 1997.

She was a long time member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church, and served on the usher board and in other capacities for many years.

Elsie leaves to mourn her passing, son, Minister Lonell (Bernice) Taylor, Sandusky; grandchildren, Lonell L. Taylor, and Travis Taylor, both of Sandusky, and Brian K. Martin, Toledo, OH; nine great-grandchildren; many god children; special friends, Viola Hill and Mary Baker.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at 6 P.M. in the Agape Love Ministries 4013 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Bishop Clifton T. Jones, Sr., will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or to Agape Love Ministries, P.O. Box 1695, Sandusky, OH 44870.

The family would like to thank Agape Love Ministries and friends, Stein Hospice, and Providence Care Center, for their prayers, kindness, and generosities during the lengthy illness of our loved one.

Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be shared at