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Faye Sasser

March 12, 1938 — May 29, 2021

Hermitage, TN

Faye Leonard Sasser, 83, of Hermitage, TN passed away May 29, 2021 in Murfreesboro, TN at Adams Place. She is survived by her husband and beloved companion of 59 years, Bobby “Pete” Dee Sasser.

She was born in Oxford, NC and was the daughter of Adelaide Atkins Leonard and Eugene Dwight Leonard who both preceded her in death.

Survived by her daughters Dee Sasser Burleson (Scott), Celeste Elizabeth Ortega, and her grandchildren Adriana Elizabeth Ortega and Jorgé Enrique Ortega.

She loved her family and enjoyed taking trips with them.  She also had a heart for those who had emotional wounds and devoted much of her life helping them ease their journeys. She worked as director of Friends Helping Friends, for Open Hearts ministries and led journey groups for Grace for the Wounded.

A celebration of life will be held at Woodmont Hills Church, Nashville, TN on Saturday, June 12, at 3:00pm CT.  The service will be live streamed at

Flowers or donations can be made to Faye’s Journey of Grace, Live Beyond or Hope Rise in her name.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Faye Sasser, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Woodmont Hills Church (Nashville, TN)


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