Obituary for James Thomas Sayers

James Thomas Sayers, 76, of Draper, VA died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at his home.  He was born in Pulaski on March 4, 1941 and was the son of the late James Clifton Sayers and Mary Ellen Friend Sayers.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, William Clarence Sayers.  Mr. Sayers was a retired truck driver with Overnite Trucking and a member of the Draper’s Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army having serviced in Vietnam.

Surviving are:

Wife – Peggy Ann Dunford Sayers

Daughter – Tonya Brooks

Sister – JoAnn Lytton and her husband, Ed Lytton

Brother – Clifton Kermit Sayers and his wife, Mary Sayers


Grandchildren – Dylan Hurt

Justin Hurt

Several Special Nieces and Nephews

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 29th at 2:00 PM at Draper’s Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Mike Ingo officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery with VFW Post #1184 conducting the military graveside rites.  Visiting will be Saturday at the church where the family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until the service hour.

Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.