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Cleo Saylor passed into eternal life on March 11, 2018, at the Christian Care Center in Corbin, Kentucky.
Cleo was born July 16, 1922, in Mackey Bend, Kentucky to her parents George M. & Della Johnson Sharp. She united in marriage with Benjamin Harding Saylor for 67 years.
Her sister Ruth, her parents and Ben preceded her in death.
Cleo is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, David & Donna Saylor. Her grandson & granddaughter-in-law, Daniel & Bethanie Saylor and first great-grandson Benjamin Zade Saylor who is expected in May.
At the time of her passing, Cleo was one of the oldest living members of the Central Baptist Church in Corbin.
She lived her life in Corbin, Kentucky and enjoyed sharing stories of the city's history and changes she had seen during the years. During the Second World War, Cleo contributed to the war efforts by making and sewing parachutes. She was employed for many years at Belk, Simpson and Daniel's Department Stores.
Cleo leaves behind her extended Bargo Family, her many friends and her special caring friends Vickie Dixon, Samantha Messer and Gail Jordan to mourn her passing.
Visitation will be from noon until the funeral hour of 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in the O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services for Cleo Saylor will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at the O'Neil - Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Justin Morris officiating.
She will be laid to rest in Rest Haven Cemetery in Corbin, Kentucky, with Jeff Sears, Ronnie Bowling, James Scearse and Josh Cox serving as pallbearers.
O'Neil - Lawson Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
Published on March 13, 2018
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