10/19/07 — ETHEL F. SASSER

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Died Oct.18, 2007

PIKEVILLE -- Ethel Fulghum Sasser, 88, died Thursday evening at Avante Nursing Home in Wilson.

Ethel was born in Wayne County on Jan. 16, 1919 to the late Roy Fulghum and Effie Worrell Fulghum. She was married to the late Milford Jennings Sasser. Ethel was a member of Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Barry Stallings officiating. Burial will follow in the Pikeville Cemetery.

Ethel is survived by her daughters, Grace Sarvis and husband, Shelton of Pikeville, Jean Patton of Raleigh and Frances Fitch of Raleigh; her son, Jimmy Sasser and special friend, Elise of Macclesfield; six grandchildren, Michael Sarvis and wife, Mandy, Andy Patton and wife, Selina, Susan Patton, Melissa Fitch, Jessica Fitch, and Heather Sasser; and her great-grandchildren, Blair Sarvis and Rachel Patton;and her half brother, James Worrell Rollins of Wheatland, Wyo.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 1100 Pikeville-Princeton Road, Pikeville, N.C. 27863.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at the home of Shelton and Grace Sarvis, 2842 Pikeville-Princeton Road, Pikeville.


Published in Obituaries on October 19, 2007 1:47 PM