Christine “Aunt Teenie” Dean Sasser, 88, formerly of Archer Lodge died Wednesday. She was daughter to the late Carroll & Leila Richardson Dean. She ran Sassers Grocery in Raleigh for many years and retired after 23 years with the NCDMV. She loved her family, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and babies. Christine enjoyed people and could cook like no one else. She was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Zell Castleberry Sasser, and daughter, Carol Dean Sasser, and all her siblings.
She is survived by her daughters, Renee King (Ron “Ronnie”), Zandra Price (Mike), both of Raleigh, grandchildren, Ronald Christopher King (Julie), David Michael King, step grandchildren, Jonathan Price, Brandon Price, great grandchildren, Jackson Lee King, step great grandchildren, Alyvia & Tanner Price, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Children’s Leukemia Foundation, Clyde’s Chapel Baptist Church, or Emanuel Baptist Church, Noble Rd., Raleigh.
Funeral service 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation 2:00-3:00 p.m., prior to the service, and other times at Renee’s home. Burial, Clyde’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. www.strick landfuneralhomes.net