Mildred (Mickey) Branscome Sayers, age 76 of Pulaski, died early Wednesday morning October 7, 2009 at The Beulah House, Dublin. She was born August 20, 1933 in Carroll County, Virginia and was the daughter of the late Pearlie Mae Dalton Branscome and Robert L. Branscome. She was an active member of the First Christian Church (D.O.C.), Pulaski where she was once active in the Mary Martha Guild, and served silently supporting her family during their endeavors in their church.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Edwin (Sandy) Sayers of Pulaski: a son; Edwin L. (Eddie) Sayers and his wife Tammy of Dublin: two daughters; Sandra Stanberry and her husband David of Dublin, and Sherry Casteele and her husband Jim of Pulaski: a brother; Leonard Branscome of Hillsville, and a sister-in-law; Betty Branscome of Hillsville. Four grandchildren: Sarah Benton and her husband Bryan of Hickory, NC, Brent Casteele of Pulaski, Monica Heath and her husband Justin of Dublin, and Zane Yopp of Dublin. Also survived by two nieces: Susan Huff of Hillsville, and Stephanie Sharp of Woodlawn, and very important caregivers, Barbara Martin, Sue Almarode and Juanita Green. A special thanks to the caregivers in the Agency on Aging.
Funeral services will be held Saturday October 10, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the First Christian Church 524 North Jefferson Avenue, Pulaski, with the Rev. Randy Winn and Pastor Terrie Sternberg officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the First Christian Church. Flowers will be appreciated, but for those who wish, they may make memorial contributions in her memory to the Mary Martha Guild, in care of First Christian Church P.O. Box 1007 Pulaski, Virginia 24301 or to the Beulah House 4704 Caddell Lane Dublin, Virginia 24084. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com. The family would like to express a special thanks to the entire care giving staff at the Beulah House in Dublin.
Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.