Cecile Ann Fields, formerly of Pembroke, on March 4, 2010 fulfilled her life’s purpose and is now spending eternity with the Lord. Ann died peacefully at home in Albany, NY at the age of Sixty-six. Born in Smyth County, Virginia, November 16, 1943, she was a daughter of Alice Pearl Fields of Pembroke, and the late Waverly Fields. Along with her mother she is survived by her son Anthony Sabatino and his wife, Stacey and her grandchildren Nicholas and Erin of Blacksburg. Her siblings include Claudine and husband Bob Talbert, Charles Fields, Wayne and his wife Juanita Fields, Kathy and husband Melvin Snidow, Linda Bare, Danny and wife Kristie. She was preceded in death by her siblings Betty Jo Fields, James Fields, Frederick Fields, and Donnie Ray Fields. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Additional friends and family include her beloved best friend, Bill O’Brien and his children Billy Obrien, Kathy Barrett, Joan Sandwick along with their children and grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 11:00 AM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Tony Johnston, of Wesleyan Community Church in Blacksburg officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society by calling 1-800-ACS-2345 or by visiting cancer.org. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.