Sarah Ellen Carlstrom Adams, 88, of Owensville, passed away Monday, September 17, 2012, at Frene Valley Healthcare South in Owensville. Sarah was born in Iberia, on July 19, 1924, to the late Walter and Marcia (Gardner) Dickerson. She was a member of St. Peters United Church of Christ in Owensville, retired member of Owensville Chamber of Commerce, Past President and member of Gasconade County Historical Society, National Library of Poetry, and honor member of National travel agent and Midwest Travel Consultants. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Sydney Dickerson, Reba Muckler and Lucille Hackett. Her survivors include her three children, Dewey K. Carlstrom III, Paul D. Carlstrom and Richard B. Carlstrom and wife Diane; six grandchildren (three boys and three girls); and five great-grandchildren (all boys). Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 22 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peters United Church of Christ in Owensville with Pastor Chris Ross officiating. Burial will be in the Iberia Cemetery in Iberia. Visitation will begin on Friday at 4:00 p.m. at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville.