Sheila Eileen (Gillespie) Sayres

Sheila Eileen (Gillespie) Sayres, age 64, of Walnut Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

She was born July 29, 1954, in Grafton, WV, where she was raised by her grandparents, Stewart and Marie Prichard, her “gran”.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 39 years, Robert “Bob” A. Sayres, II; one daughter, Tiffany N. Sayres and spouse Megan of Columbus, OH; and three grandsons, Noah, Hudson, and Wyatt Sayres; siblings, Stephen Gillespie (Jocilyn) of Cleveland, OH, Lisa Setler (Rick) of Grafton, Debbie Bevilock of Grafton, Palette Reboudo of Canton, OH, and “Junior” Kenneth Dalton of Cleveland, OH; also survived by several nieces and nephews and special friends the “dancing buds”. 

In addition to her grandparents, she was preceded in death by her mother, Gladys (Prichard) Dalton.

Sheila graduated from Grafton High School with the Class of 1972 and then from Fairmont Business College. She then worked for the Equitable Gas Company for 32 years.

The family will receive friends at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home, in Grafton, on Thursday, May 9, from 2:00-8:00 p.m., and from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour on Friday.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Phil Nestor officiating. 

Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery in Pruntytown.

In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be made to the Leukemia and Lymphomia Society P.O. Box 98018, Washington, DC 20090-8018.

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