Sharon Sue (Austin) Cress, 71, of Masontown, was taken home by her Lord on Monday, October 5, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Morgantown, WV on November 24, 1948, a daughter of the late Lloyd Austin and Dorothy Ione (Huggins) Austin.
Sue was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many that thought of her as their mom. She was a homemaker who loved cooking, gardening, singing, dancing, traveling, watching westerns, sitting on her front porch and spending time with her friends and family, whom she loved dearly. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Post #1589 for many years.
Sharon is survived by her son, Jason Cress III and wife Carrie of Reedsville; a daughter, April Cress of Columbus, OH; two grandchildren, Katelynn and Garrett Strahin; two sisters, her twin, Karen Ayersman and Milton of Fairmont and Dottie Christopher and husband Paul of Morgantown; a brother, Edward Austin of Concord, NC; a sister in law Joyce Austin of Morgantown; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and her faithful companion, Lucky.
In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Jason Cress Jr. and a brother, James "Butchy" Austin.
Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be held 3 pm, Thursday, October 8, 2020 at the Field Funeral Home with Chaplain Wendy Browne officiating. Interment will follow in the Mount Zion Cemetery in Masontown.
Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be taken, the social distancing 6-foot rule will be honored and all guests, whose health allows, are to wear a mask. For the safety of everyone, we politely ask that visitors do not linger at the funeral home after seeing the Cress family.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to her caregivers and nurses, especially the Amedisys Hospice.
Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.