STEPHENVILLE Willie Wyona Sapp, 96, a retired registered nurse, died Saturday, November 21, 2009, at a local nursing home. Services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 25, 2009, at the Lacy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Emil V. Becker officiating. Burial will be at Huckabay Cemetery. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, November 25, 2009, at Lacy Funeral Home.

She was born on July 27, 1913, to the late Floyd & Mattie (Pack) Gentry in Huckabay. She was married to Leonard Sapp who preceded her in death in 1972. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her step-son, Earl Sapp of Winter Spring, FL; her cousin and caregiver, Bess Wright of Huckabay; nephews, Glenn Hunt of California and Don Gentry of New Mexico; and nieces, Kara Flourney of Virginia and Gaye Burbans of Fort Collins, CO. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Gracie Flourney, Naomi Hunt and Opal Hale; a brother, Leslie Gentry; and a nephew, Vance Gentry.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Grace Place Ministries, PO Box 124, Stephenville, TX 76401.

Published November 24, 2009

Stephenville Empire-Tribune