Susan Kay Poland Sappington
November 11, 1947 – October 15, 2022
Susan Kay Poland Sappington of Wendell, NC, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, early Saturday morning. She was born in Crawford County, KS, to the late William Henry & Mary Elizabeth Stenger Poland. Susan grew up in Kansas City, MO and attended St. Teresa’s Academy. She received her bachelor’s degree in Education from Fontbonne University in Clayton, MO. She finished her career in teaching at St. Ann Classical Academy in Raritan, NJ.
Susan is survived by her husband of 53 years, John Alden Sappington and three children, Jennifer Mary Sappington, Sean Kevin Sappington, and Laura Elizabeth Sappington, and siblings, William & Anna Poland, Blanco, TX, & Paula Roemer, West Palm Beach, FL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or National Right to Life Organization.
A memorial service will be held later at St. Eugene Catholic Church in Wendell, NC.
Arrangments are with Strickland Funral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC. www.stricklandfuneral.com