Funeral services for Susan Stamper Tyree, 52, were held October 1 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in Sandlick Cemetery.
A daughter of the late Steve and Pat Stamper, she was born in Harlan. She died September 26 at her residence in Hazard.
She worked with her family in the founding of the Whitesburg Church of the Nazarene, where she played the piano and sang. She shared her gifts at countless weddings, funerals, and special occasions.
She was a graduate of Whitesburg High School and Alice Lloyd College, and was an elementary educator in the Letcher County Public Schools for 27 years — most of that time at Letcher Elementary.
Surviving are a son, Josh Tyree and wife Whitney of Mayking; two grandchildren, Grayson and Finnley Tyree; a sister, Lorrie Johnson of Corbin; a nephew, Eric Johnson; and a signifi- cant other, Trevor Barnett.