Sara Lee Memorial Fund crosses its goal of $20K after ex-WWE wrestler died unexpectedly at 30
HOPE TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN: A fundraiser launched to help the surviving members of late Sara Lee’s family has surpassed its original goal. The ex-WWE wrestler reportedly breathed her last on Thursday, October 6, leaving her loved ones devastated. She was just 30 and left behind her wrestler husband Cory Weston and three little children. The cause of her sudden death is not known yet.
Sara’s grieving mother, Terri Lee, announced the tragic news in a Facebook post that read, “It is with heavy hearts we wanted to share that our Sara Weston has gone to be with Jesus. We are all in shock and arrangements are not complete. We ask that you respectfully let our family mourn. We all need prayers especially Cory and her children.” Soon people soon began to pay their tribute to her, with a user commenting, “Words can’t accurately describe the sorrow we feel for what you’re all going through. Our hearts go out. Rachael & I love you Cory. 💚”
The second user wrote, “My condolences Cory, my heart breaks reading this extremely sad news, sending lots of hugs and prayers to your children and close family.”
“Oh Cory Weston, I’m so sorry to see this. Praying for you and your beautiful family,” the third user said, while the fourth one added, “i’m so sorry 😭 sara was such a beautiful person inside and out. praying so hard for your family❤️.”
Wrestler James Smith, who performs under the name Bull James, also started a GoFundMe campaign for the ‘Tough Enough’ winner’s family. The goal of the campaign was $20,000, which came with a message that read, “We’re all shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Tough Enough winner Sara Lee. As her loving husband, Cory, picks up the pieces and continues to raise their 3 children, the last thing anyone in that position wants to be worried about is money and paying for a funeral and everything else that comes along with it.”
“The wrestling community has always been one to come together in the wake of tragedy and this is no different. Every penny raised from this will go directly to Cory and the kids. Thank you all in advance. RIP Sara, you were one of the good ones. - Bull,” the driver added, which received a lot of support monetarily as well as emotionally. At the time of writing, the fundraiser has gotten $58,832 along with lots of heartfelt messages.
One such message was “It’s so heartbreaking, I couldn’t believe it when I saw it being reported. Sara was a ray of sunshine with a kind heart and will never be forgotten. R.I.P Sara and sending thoughts and prayers to Sara’s family and friends.” Another message stated: “What a terrible turn of event, sorry for your loss, I lost my girlfriend on September 9th and I know how it hurts, my prayers are with you and all your family.” “My heart aches for your loss. My prayers are with the family and children. Rest In Peace,” a note said.