CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — It is with much regret we must share our sadness and announce the passing of our angel, Cynthia Jane Sears Sleeper, of Charlotte, North Carolina. The beloved wife of Joseph Sleeper and doggy mom to Brutus, Cindy was born in Webster Springs, West Virginia, the daughter of Charles H. and Jessie Sears, and the sister of Sherry Sears.

Cindy will be greatly missed by her nephews and nieces, Kyle Nehls, Brenna (Eric) Riedel, J.D. Sleeper, Allison and Remmington Rowe, and Jessie and Jennifer Henthorne; mother-in-law, Shirley (Shirl) Sleeper; sister-in-laws, Candy (Rob) Rowe and Debbie Henthorne; brother-in-laws, Gregg (Jerenda) Sleeper and Michael Sleeper. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Hurley and Alice Sears, and Wade and Goldie Goff; step-grandmother, June Goff; her nephew, Brandon Sears; father in law, John Sleeper; and brother in laws, Bobby Sleeper and Tom Henthorne.

Friends may join the family for visitation on Friday, Jan. 12, from 3-6 p.m. at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs, West Virginia. Funeral Services will be held at 6 p.m. with Rev. Jerry Sears officiating.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


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