Coeburn, Virginia December 2, 2012
Nancy Loretta Freeman Salyer, 78, left her earthly home on December 2, 2012 on the wings on an angel to live forever in her heavenly home never again fight the battle of cancer.
Ms. Salyer grew up in Tacoma, Virginia as a child and raised her family there as well. She attended the Banner Revival Center Church in Coeburn, Virginia. She instilled in her children the importance of reading the Bible daily and following close to the Lord for his guidance and instruction.
Ms. Salyer is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, T.L. Salyer; parents, Jake and Bessie Freeman; four brothers, Floyd, Lloyd, Ralph and Robert Freeman and a sister, Evelyn Baker.
Survivors are three sons, Billy Wayne Salyer and wife, Sandy of Coeburn, Virginia; R.C. Salyer and Jeff Salyer both of Norton, Virginia; three daughters, Irene Hoback and husband, Bobby of Pound, Virginia; Carol Salyer of Kingsport, Tennessee and Lynn Collins and husband, Steve of Wise, Virginia; fourteen grandchildren, Reggie Hoback and wife, Diane of Pound, Virginia; Amanda Wells and husband, Robert of Norton, Virginia; Stephanie Stanley of Pound, Virginia; Chris Salyer and wife, Melanie of Big Stone Gap, Virginia; Jake Millard and wife, Jessica of Leesville, LA; Laura Salyer of Coeburn, Virginia; Melony Kyle and husband, Todd of Coeburn, Virginia; Catherine Adkins of Johnson City, Tennessee; Jessica Campbell and husband, Dustin of Kingsport, Tennessee; Jason Sanders of Kingsport, Tennessee; Kelly Collins of Wise, Virginia; Travis and Trevor Salyer both of Coeburn, Virginia; eleven great-grandchildren, Wesley Hoback, Hannah Wells, Jordan and Kaydence Stanley, Alex and Luke Salyer, Farrah Baldwin, Leim Millard, Kailey, Molly and Christopher Kyle; four sisters, Lena Flanary, Katherine Smith, Thelma Sifford all of Coeburn and Sue Baker of Chatsworth, Georgia.; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 4, 2012 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Sturgill Funeral Home 310 6th street NW Coeburn, Virginia. Funeral Services will be conducted 1 P.M. Wednesday, December 5, 2012 in the Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel Coeburn with the Rev. R.L. Crawford officiating. Burial will follow in the Salyer Cemetery Nickelsville, Virginia. Please visit www.sturgillfuneral.com to send condolences to the family. Sturgill Funeral Homes 310 6th Street NW Coeburn, Virginia 24230 in charge of arrangements.