Sheila Sayres

Sheila Eileen Sayres (Gillespie)

Thursday, July 29th, 1954 - Friday, May 3rd, 2019
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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 9th 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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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Donald G. Ford Funeral Home
    950 George Washington Hwy.
    US Rt. 50 West
    GRAFTON, WV 26354
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, May 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, May 10th, 2019 11:00am
    Donald G. Ford Funeral Home
    950 George Washington Hwy.
    US Rt. 50 West
    GRAFTON, WV 26354
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Phil Nestor
  • Interment

    WV National Cemetery
    42 Veterans Memorial Lane
    GRAFTON, WV 26354
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Posted at 02:40pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Love, The Besco family
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Mary Hussion Holmes

Posted at 09:07pm
So sorry to hear of Sheila’s passing. We all grew up together as the East End Gang. Prayers for all

Shonna McCloy

Posted at 06:53pm
You never forget a friendly absolute nice person! I remember when Equitable Gas was down town..I walked in several times to pay a gas bill..and she was just the sweetest person! Rest in Peace sweet lady!

Kelly Rush (Huey) and family

Posted at 05:03pm
May these flowers in some way help to express our sympathy and support. Sharing in your sorrow. With love and prayers
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