Nancy J. Sapp

Published 2:44 pm Sunday, July 14, 2019

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Mrs. Nancy J. Sapp, 85, of Pineville Road, Mocksville, died surrounded by her family, friends, and her loyal dog, Gypsy, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the SECU Hospice Care Center of Yadkin.

She was born May 16, 1934 in Nashville, Tenn. to the late Grady and Maggie Mims Mingle. Mrs. Sapp worked for several years with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Arista Mills, and she was a faithful member of Yadkin Valley Baptist Church for several years. Mrs. Sapp was a strong-willed, loving, devoted, wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker for her family.  She had a deep love for her family and her church family at Yadkin Valley. She kept a strong faith to leave a great testimony, by reading her Bible daily, and ensuring that all of her family knew about her faith in Christ. She enjoyed word searches, picture puzzles, loved all kinds of animals and enjoyed watching the birds and deer from her windows.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband of 55 years, William Carl Sapp Sr.; and a grandson, Collin Hovis.

Surviving: her daughter, Mona Sapp Childress and husband Sam; her sons, Bill Sapp and Jeff Sapp; grandchildren, Nick Canupp and wife, Jamie, Audrey Sapp, Crystal Nichole Bitzel; great-grandchildren, Claire Evelynn Canupp, Keaton Fitzgerald, Charlotte Fishman, and Aubree Sapp.

The family received friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at Yadkin Valley Baptist Church, Advance. Her funeral service followed at 2 p.m. in the church with the Revs. Ronnie Craddock and Rick Baker officiating.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.