February 18, 1927 - October 15, 2018
Mrs. Katherine L. “Katie” Glaspell Sayres, age 91 years, a resident of Elkins, passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 at Colonial Place in Elkins. She was born February 18, 1927 at Bridgeport, WV, a daughter of the late Ezra C. and Mary Ellen Dodd Glaspell. On July 5, 1947 in Winchester, VA, she was married to James R. “Ray” Sayres, Sr. who preceded her in death November 15, 2013. She is survived by one son, James R. “Jim” Sayres, Jr. and wife Suzan of Elkins and one daughter, Linda Kay Teter and husband Ed of South Charleston, WV. Five grandchildren, James R. “Jimmy” Sayres, III and wife Denika of Melbourne, FL, Melissa Sayres Purdy and husband Andy of Elkins, Byron A. Sayres and wife Sarah of Myrtle Beach, SC, Emily A. Teter Huffman and husband Ryan of Alkol, WV and Sheena L. Sayres of Morgantown, WV. Seven great grandchildren, Delaney and Caleb Sayres of Melbourne, FL, Olivia and Christian Sayres of Myrtle Beach, SC, Josiah Teter, Samuel Huffman and Elijah Huffman of Alkol, WV also survive. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Robert L. and Edward C. Glaspell. Mrs. Sayres was a employed by the Randolph County Board of Education as a cook at Elkins High School for many years. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed baking desserts and preparing family meals. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Elkins. Friends may call from 9:30 am until 11:00 am Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley and Rev. Brian L. Seders officiating. Interment will follow at 1:30 pm Tuesday in the Bridgeport Cemetery at Bridgeport, WV. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Katherine L. “Katie” Glaspell Sayres. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Katherine L. “Katie” Glaspell Sayres, age 91 years, a resident of Elkins, passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 at Colonial Place in Elkins. She was born February 18, 1927 at Bridgeport, WV, a daughter of the late Ezra C.... View Obituary & Service Information
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