Tiercy Janette Sapp

Published 7:24 am Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Nov. 23, 1927 –

May 28, 2012

Mrs. Tiercy Janette Taylor Sapp, 85, passed away Monday, May 28, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge.

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Services for Mrs. Sapp will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with The Rev. Charles Taylor officiating. Following the service, a private, family interment will be held at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Climax. Grandsons and great-grandsons, Jason Sapp, Levy Sapp, Lance Powell and Ryan Powell, will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10 a.m.

Tiercy Janette Taylor was born in Climax, Nov. 23, 1927, to James Henry Taylor and Flonnie Iola Griffin Taylor. On Nov. 26, 1945, she married Guy Opsal Sapp. They were married 38 years, until his death in 1983. Janette retired in 1994 from 25 years of service at the Bainbridge State Hospital. She worked as a nurse and then as a shift supervisor. She was a member of Beulah Thomas Baptist Church and a faithful member of the Charles Stanley prayer group. Janette loved to cook and put up vegetables. Her other love was fishing. Janette Sapp always tried to do for others as she would have them do for her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and daughter, Mary Godby.

Janette Sapp is survived by her sons, Steve and Joel (Buddy) Sapp, both of Climax; brother, John Taylor and wife, Tammy, of Donalsonville, Ga.; grandchildren, Jan Bennett and husband, Chad, of Bainbridge, Jennifer Granade and husband, Curt, of Albany, Ga., Jeff Sapp and wife, Judy, of Maryland, Levy Sapp of Cairo, Ga., and Jason Sapp and wife, Courtney, of Bainbridge; great-grandchildren, Lance Powell and wife, Mindy, Ryan Powell, Kristen Bennett, and Taylor Sapp of Bainbridge and Caroline Granade of Albany; and great-great grandchild, Gunner Powell of Bainbridge.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations made to the Lighthouse Children’s Home, 7771 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32309.

Cox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.