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Gladys Meade Salyer

January 8, 1948 — January 19, 2023

Nickelsville, VA – Gladys “Sissy” Meade Salyer, January 8, 1948 – January 19, 2023

Sissy went home to be with Jesus on Thursday surrounded by family. Sissy loved her family and never took her eyes off of God, always trusting in His plan. She was a member of Antioch House of Prayer.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Malcom and Stella Meade; brothers: Jim, Roy, Johnny and Cecil Meade; sisters: Ethel Hawkins and Peggy Fields.

She is survived by her best friend and loving husband of fifty-three years: Turner “Junior” Salyer; son: Steven Salyer and fiancé Marlenia; grandsons: Dalton (Sierra) Salyer and Denton Salyer; granddaughter: Emily Salyer; sisters: Gail (Bill) Salyer and Cathie (Jessee) Ireson, brothers: Larry (Nancy) Meade, Wayne (Deborah) Meade, and Jack (Vickie) Meade, along with several nieces and nephews and two special nieces: Melanie Stanley and Samantha Perrigan.

Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, January 21, 2023 in the Combs-Hess Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Jason Nunley and Rev. Bill Salyer officiating and singers will be Sarah and Hope. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 22, 2023 in Grassy Creek Cemetery. All those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. to go in procession to the cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Gary Salyer, Clyde Salyer, Roy Salyer, Robbie Kestner, Tyler and Edward.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dalton Salyer, Denton Salyer, and Brayden Odle.

Expressions of sympathy may be made on our Combs-Hess Funeral Service Facebook page and our website at www.chfunerals.com.  Combs-Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Salyer family. 

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Visitation

Saturday, January 21, 2023

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

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Saturday, January 21, 2023

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Burial

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

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