Helen Delores Gifford Sagraves


Helen Delores Gifford Sagraves, age 90, from Glenhayes, West Virginia, formerly from Grayson, Kentucky, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, July 14, 2023.

She was born August 11,1932, to Earl and Myrtle Gifford.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Kenneth Sagraves, her son-in-law, Scott Bowling, her parents, Earl and Myrtle Gifford, and all her siblings; Kenneth Gifford, Lawrence Gifford, Bob Gifford, Clayton Gifford, May Sells, Dick Gifford, Richard Gifford and Nancy Lee Rose.

She is survived by her children: Larry (NorNa) Sagraves of Glenhayes, West Virginia and Donna Bowling of Kitts Hill, Ohio.

Five grandchildren: Alex (Mandy) Sagraves of Crossville, TN, Brandon (Candice) Bowling of South Point, Ohio, Joran Bowling of Hartford, Connecticut, Dakota Sagraves of Grayson, Kentucky, Sarah McCormick of Ashland, Kentucky and Jon (Rebecca) McCormick of Grayson, Kentucky.

Ten great-grandchildren: Brady Sagraves, Rylan Sagraves, Kate Bowling, Declan Sagraves, Deacan Sagraves, Brooklyn McCormick, Kullen McCormick, Sala Aseta, Ruth Aseta, Tala Aseta, DJ McCormick and Ruby Manley.

Helen attended the Glenhayes Baptist Church where she loved to sing the old gospel hymns.

She loved her family and prayed for them daily. She will be greatly missed by all.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, July 21, 2023, at Grayson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 49 McCoy Road, Grayson, Kentucky with Brother Ronnie Maynard and Brother Lenny Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in the East Carter Memorial Gardens.

Friends may visit after 12 p.m., Friday, July 21, 2023, until the service hour at Grayson Funeral Home.

Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers.

Grayson Funeral Home and Cremation Services is caring for all arrangements for Helen Delores Sagraves.


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