Zell Sunderland

Full Name: Zell Elizabeth Sunderland
Date of Birth: April 13, 1941
Date of Death: November 29, 2018
December 2, 2018 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm - Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary
Service Information:
December 2, 2018 - 2:30 pm - Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary

Zell Sunderland, 77, of Huntington, W.Va., died Thursday, November 29, 2018, after a long illness surrounded by her loved ones.  She was born April 13, 1941 in Milton, being the eighth child of the late Ernest Lee and Anna Elizabeth Billups Sunderland.  Zell was an honor graduate of Milton High School and attended Marshall College.  After attaining her CPA Certification, she became a partner with the CPA firm of Diamond & Sunderland and loved encouraging her clients in becoming the best in their respective fields.  She was actively involved in many charitable organizations, but was especially gratified by utilizing her blessings to assist individuals.  Brenda Sue “Susie” Sunderland, Zell’s sister, earned Zell’s life-long dedication and love.  They have made their home together for over fifty years, the last twenty of which have been spent at Whitaker Square, where Neighbors have become loved “family”.  In addition to her parents, Zell was also preceded in death by six of her siblings.  Those left to grieve her absence are Susie Sunderland, Joyce Pauley (James) of Peterstown, W.Va., Patricia Evans of Foley, AL, Jerry Anderson of Scott Depot and Donna Donahue (James) of South Charleston.  Services will be held 2:30 p.m., Sunday at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary by The Rev. Andrew Magnusson.  Interment will follow in Culloden Cemetery.  Friends may call 1:30 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Faith-In-Action of the River Cities, 1900 Third Avenue, Huntington, WV 25703.  The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Zell’s team of caregivers; Taleen “Tye” Gibson, Hollie Covington, Kayla Dunfee and Kara Workman who’s care, and love cannot be surpassed.

From: Joan WeisbergDec 1 2018 3:08PM
To the family of Zell Sunderland,
I am very sorry for your loss.
She was a fine woman,  well respected by her friends and the community,

She gave all of us  so much and she will be remembered .

Sincerely, Joan Weisberg
From: Claudia CoxDec 2 2018 8:59AM
Our sympathies and prayers to the family.  So sorry for your loss.
From: Rose ThornburgDec 3 2018 11:47AM
To the family of Zell Sunderland,
I want to express my condolences on your loss.  I had the pleasure of meeting Zell through our mutual friend, Tom Miller.  I pray you will be comforted at this time.  I also want to thank you for your request of donations to Faith in Action in her memory.  We appreciate you continuing her legacy.
Rose Thornburg,
Executive Director, Faith in Action of the River Cities  
From: Alma SumlerDec 17 2018 6:58PM
I would like to express my condolences in the loss of your dear loved one. The bible gives us hope of seeing them again in the promised resurrection to come according to scriptures such as [John 5:28-29] and [Acts 24:15].  We find further hope in scriptures like [Isaiah 25:8] and [Revelations 21:3-5] which says in part that Jehovah God will wipe out every tear from our eyes and death will be no more, because God will swallow up death forever. I hope these scriptures will be of some comfort.
                                                                             With Deep Sympathy.  

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