Obituary for Earline McGee Sapp
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Earline McGee Sapp

May 11, 1931 ~ March 23, 2017 (age 85)

Earline McGee Sapp, 85, passed away March 23, 2017 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

Graveside funeral services will be 2:00PM  Monday March 27, 2017 at Pisgah United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Earline was born May 11, 1931 in Winston-Salem to the late Macy Scott McGee and George Lindsay McGee.  In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband James Norman Sapp and her sister Leota McGee Haley.

She and Jim lived in Kernersville throughout their life together. She was an active member of Pisgah UMC, involved in the Golden Age Fellowship, baking and making chicken pies. Earline was very proud of her 36 years of service working with the City of Winston-Salem as an Administrative Assistant.  She was known as “Miss Public Works”.  After retiring from the city, she enjoyed shopping with her friends, traveling and working in her flower garden. Earline loved her four-legged friends, especially Mindy, Susie and Abby. She was also known to throw a party for family and friends given any excuse. She was a fun-loving person, the life of the party.

Survivors include her loving daughter Melissa Sapp Yeatts and husband Michael; nieces Martha Byrd and husband Neal, Jean Huff and husband Lewis, Judy Boone and husband Paul; nephews Michael Haley and wife Gloria, Dr. Phillip Ashburn and wife Ann, Mark Ashburn and wife Sharon, David Smith and wife Donna, and Greg Sapp; special caring in-laws Bill and Bonnie Yeatts, Joey Yeatts, Jason Yeatts and wife Kristi; neighbors on Parkway Drive in Ardmore; and numerous great-nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 3:00PM to 5:00PM Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Chapel.

Memorial donations in her honor may be made to Pisgah UMC, Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home or to Forsyth County Humane Society.

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 Service Information

Graveside Service
March 27, 2017

2:00 PM
Pisgah United Methodist Church
2165 Pisgah Church Road
Kernersville, NC 27284

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