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Nancy Eloise (Bunch) Sapp

April 4, 1940 ~ December 22, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Nancy Eloise Sapp Obituary

Mrs. Nancy Eloise Bunch Sapp, 83, of Blackshear, passed away Friday evening, December 22, 2023, at her residence.

Born in Homerville, GA on April 4, 1940, she lived in Florida for many years before moving to Pierce County in 1984.  Mrs. Sapp had worked for Southern Bell as a telephone operator prior to becoming a homemaker.  It was during this time that she began helping her husband with his business, Sapp’s Heating and Air.  She would go on to retire from Blackshear Elementary where she had worked in the lunchroom for many years.  Mrs. Sapp loved to read and do crossword puzzles.  She enjoyed sewing and was an excellent cook.  She also loved to laugh and just enjoy life.  Mrs. Sapp was a devoted member of Southgate Baptist Church where she was in the Senior Adult Sunday school class and sang in the adult choir. She dearly loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren as well as her church and her church family.

She was a daughter of the late James Cummie & Mamie Jo Prescott Bunch, Sr.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lawton Sapp; and all five of her brothers, J.C. Bunch, Jr., Joseph Bunch, Foster Bunch, Willard Bunch, and Roger Bunch, Sr.

Survivors include her three daughters, Karen (Kenny) Taylor of Taylors, SC, Susan (David) Justice and Renea Taylor all of Blackshear; her son, David (Evelyn) Sapp of Waycross; her sister, Linda Jeen (John Wayne) Bennett of Waycross; a sister-in-law, Sarah Bunch of Waycross; 6 grandchildren, Keleah, Kateah, Robert, Tricia, Summer, and Leigha; 11 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mrs. Sapp will be held Wednesday morning, December 27, 2023, at 11:00 o’clock from the South Gate Baptist Church with Pastor Edward Colley and Pastor Vance Colley officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday afternoon from 4 until 6 o’clock.

Interment will be in the St. Johns Cemetery.

The family kindly requests members of the Senior Adult Sunday school class to serve as honorary pallbearers.  Please meet at the church by 10:30 Wednesday morning.

Memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Mission, C/O South Gate Baptist Church, 5821 Youmans Chapel Road, Blackshear, GA 31516 or you may donate online at

The family would like to say a special thank you to Mrs. Sapp's caregivers, Joan Aspinwall & Evelyn Sapp, for all the love and care shown to her during her illness.

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Pearson Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangement. 

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December 26, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
December 27, 2023

11:00 AM
South Gate Baptist Church
5821 Youmans Chapel Road
Blackshear, GA 31516


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