Mrs. Nanette Cornelia Davenport Sadler was born December 14, 1945, and ended her voyage at home, 20 Spruce Street, York, SC.
A life well lived, trusting in the Lord Jesus Christ. Her spiritual journey began at Bibleway Holiness Church, pastored by her uncle, Bishop Jessie Davenport, where she accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior.
She attended St. Ambrose Catholic School through tenth grade, then later attended Freeport High School for eleventh and twelfth grades. She graduated from Freeport High School in
Nanette was united in marriage to Terrance Vinson Sadler on March 24, 1963 at Memorial Presbyterian Church in Roosevelt, New York.
She worked at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital as a Nurses’ Aid from 1967 to 1970. She then entered nursing school from 1970, graduating in 1972, and came back to Brooklyn Jewish Hospital as a Registered Nurse and as a private duty nurse. She served in those capacities from 1972 until 1984, when she and Terrance moved back to York, SC in 1984-85. After her return to South Carolina, Nanette continued working as a nursing supervisor at the former Downey Garden Nursing Home and as a private duty nurse for several more years.
She joined Fishing Creek Baptist Church in the early Eighties, along with Terrance. In 2017, she and Rev. Sadler reestablished their membership at Fishing Creek after spending over 27 years with her husband in his ministry at Catawba Christian Center in Rock Hill, SC. Her favorite scripture is from II Timothy 4:6-8, and her favorite quotation comes from
Nanette entered into the Golden Gates of Heaven at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021.
She leaves to mourn her husband, Rev. Terrance Vinson Sadler of the home; two sons, Terrance, Jr. of Flushing, NY and Marcus of Fort Mill, SC; a stepson, Vincent Oliver of Hamilton, OH; four step-grandchildren; two sisters, Florence Graham and Clarice Graham both of Roosevelt, NY; a brother, Neil Graham of North Carolina; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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