Carol Jean (Sayres) Sapp, age 73, of Maple Ave., Grafton, passed away Thursday December 29, 2016, at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, WV, with her family by her side.
She was born in Pruntytown, February 11, 1943, a daughter of the late Harry G. Sayres and Roberta (Dunham) Sayres Smith.
She is survived by five children: Jessica Sapp and companion, Scott Poling, of Grafton, Catherine Delauder and husband, Bryon, of Grafton, Retired MSGT Thomas Brent, of Knob Noster, Missouri, Susan Stockett and husband, Michael, of Winfield, WV, and Diana Holmes and husband, Clint, also of Grafton; eight grandchildren, Jason Robinson and wife, Morgan, Megan Luna and husband, Chofo, Emily Monday and husband, Christopher, Shane Stockett, Hannah Stockett, Shawnee Ware, Maverick Ware, and Cassidy Brent; six great-grandchildren; two brothers Paul Sayres and wife, Imogene, of Cross Lanes, WV and Robert Smith and wife, Claire, of North Carolina; one sister Pam Sayres Loughran, of Romney, WV; brother-in-law Larry Reed and wife, Linda, of Grafton; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert E. (Sappo) Sapp, who passed away on August 31, 2007; two sisters, Janice Clayton and one who died in infancy; one son-in-law, Tony Robinson; her in-laws, Warden Sapp and Glades Sapp Freeze; and her stepfather E. Lee Smith.
She was a member of the Fetterman United Methodist Church, in Grafton, and a member of the United Methodist Women.
Carol was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister to her family. She was also a caregiver to her loved ones.
A private graveside inurnment service was conducted on Saturday February 11, 2017, at Woodsdale Memorial Park, with Pastor Sam Myers officiating. A Celebration of Life Service was conducted on January 2, 2017, at the Fetterman United Methodist Church, with Pastor Sam Starling officiating.
Carol’s children would like to express their gratitude to family, friends, neighbors and the church family, who were always a special part of her life.