Melissa Carol Saner

Melissa Carol Saner

Melissa Carol Saner, 83 of Braceville entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at St. Joseph's Health Center with her husband by herside. Melissa was born on December 18, 1930 in Powhatan Point, OH, the daughter of Charles & Ora Cecil (Sapp) Stottlemyer. She has lived in Braceville for the past 55 years, formerly of Powhatan Point.

Melissa married Melvyn E. (Chic) Saner on October 22, 1950. Melissa and Chic were blessed with 63 years of marriage.

Melissa was a 1st grade teacher for the Windham Schools for over 40 years. Melissa was a member of the Braceville Christian Church and CCL Childrens Conservation League. Melissa was a wonderful story teller. Her family enjoyed her story time at the family reunions. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren, Melissa wrote and illustrated kids books for her children at school.

Loving memories of Melissa will be carried on by her husband, Melvyn (Chic) Saner of Braceville, daughters, Kristy Saner of St. Clairsville, Kenda (Tim) Frazier of Braceville, sons, Kip Saner of Green, Kim (Sherri) Saner of England, Kyle (Gina) Saner of Braceville, grandchildren, Kodi & Kaleigh Downing, Kriscinda, Josselyn and Caitlyn Frazier, Melinda (Rick) Williams, Joshua Saner, Chelsea (Jon) Henrie, Kylee Saner, Kristin & BriAnna Saner and 5 great grandchildren. Melissa was preceeded in death by her parents, her sister and 4 brothers.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Braceville Christian Church. The funeral service will immediately follow at 7:00 pm at the church. Rev. Jon Pratt will officiate. Burial will be at Powhatan Cemetery in Powhatan Point, OH.

Arrangements have been entrusted to James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444 (330)872-5440. Family & friends may view this obituary online and send condolences to Melissa's family at www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com.

(James Funeral Home, 330-872-5440, RC 6-15-14)

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