Sally Lunsford

January 28, 1924 - January 11, 2020
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Sally J. Hawkins Lunsford, 95, of Bolivar, passed away January 11, 2020 in Hennis Care Center at Bolivar.

Born in Nash County, North Carolina on a farm, January 28, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Dee and Sallie (Wheeless) Hawkins.

Sally met James M. Lunsford when he was at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, an…

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Sally J. Hawkins Lunsford, 95, of Bolivar, passed away January 11, 2020 in Hennis Care Center at Bolivar.

Born in Nash County, North Carolina on a farm, January 28, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Dee and Sallie (Wheeless) Hawkins.

Sally met James M. Lunsford when he was at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, and were married on December 15, 1946. Together, they lived in Tuscarawas County for most of their adult life.

Sally was well-known for her love of gardening and delicious baked goods. She sewed and made many beautiful craft items. Sallie greatly enjoyed gifting her baked goods and crafts to her family and friends. She and Jim also loved to travel together.

Sally’s family includes her children, James Lunsford of Akron, Randy (Susie) Lunsford of Bolivar, Kathy (Sam) Nepsa of Dover and Cheryl (Dale) Dean of New Richmond, O.; grandchildren, Ryan Stein, Joey Lunsford, Jimmy and Jason Lunsford, Andy, Daniel, Trisha and Erin Dean; 13 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Margaret Blakely of Dover; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in passing by her husband of 57 years, James M. Lunsford in 2003; her son, Tom Hawkins in 2015; her son-in-law, Bob M. Stein in 2005; and her grandson, Dale Stein in 1991; and nine siblings.

Visitation will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover. Her nephew, Rev. Robert Leonard, will officiate a service at the funeral home beginning at 11 a.m. A reception will immediately follow the service in the funeral home’s reception center.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020

Time: 9:30 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

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5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Reception Information

Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

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Born: January 28, 1924
Died: January 11, 2020

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Paula Freeland posted on 1/18/20

I am very sorry for your loss. She was a very nice lady.

 

Patty Stone posted on 1/18/20

Sally I will miss playing chicken in the halls of Hennis Care Centre, you were so stinking ornary and I loved you! Sending prayers to the family that loved you so much! RIP Sally you will be missed!??

 

Judy Meiser posted on 1/17/20

Sincere Sympathy to the entire family, from Officers and Members of Zoar Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc.

 

Judy Meiser posted on 1/14/20

We send our Sincere Sympathy to the entire family. God be with you through this difficult time. Love and Prayers, Charles & Judy Meiser

 

Ann Swinderman posted on 1/14/20

My sincere sympathies to Joe and the family. May you find peace and comfort at this time.

 

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