Her parents as well as three brothers precede her in death. Brothers preceding her in death were Gerald Sayre, Rev. Guy Sayre and Allen Sayre. She has one surviving brother, Don Sayre (Betty), Middleport; surviving sisters-in-law, Mabel Sayre, NC and Betty Sayre, Racine. She was a member of the Syracuse Nazarene Church and served many years with the Veterans Memorial Ladies Auxiliary.
She played piano, accordion; loved gospel music and sang in a local quartet for many years.
She is preceded in death by her husband Leo who died in 1986. They shared 37 years together. To this union were born five children of whom all live locally. The oldest, Roger (Debbie) Hill lives in Letart. Their oldest daughter, Kathy McDaniel (Luke) lives in Bashan. The next born son, Ron Hill (Joyce) lives near Pomeroy. Their second daughter, Sharon Matson lives in Syracuse. The youngest son, Richard (Wendy) lives in Syracuse. Grandchildren are Terri Hill, Devon Hill, James McDaniel, Adam McDaniel, Micah Otto, Eric Hill, Toby Meixner, Stephanie Fogle, Daniel Otto, Zari Roush, John Matson, Jillian Bostick, Ashlee Hill, Amber Hill and Austin Hill. Great grandchildren, Madison Meixner,Cade Meixner, Addie McDaniel, Colton McDaniel, Parker Hill, Bowan Matson, Adelyn Matson, Kathryn Matson, Zane Matson, Chloe Fogle, Colin Fogle, Alexis Hill, Teagan Hill, Brayden Otto and Bryton Otto, Makena Otto and Tysen Mills.
Services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, July 29, 2010 at Anderson-McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with the Rev. Jan Lavender and Rev. John Rozewicz officiating. Burial will follow at Meigs Memory Gardens, Pomeroy, Visitation will be held 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at the funeral home.
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