Betty Jo Love Sawyer, 77, of Wanchese, died on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in an Elizabeth City hospital. Mrs. Sawyer was born in Manteo, NC, the daughter of the late Joseph D. and Bessie Lane Baum Love and was the widow of the late Elmer Eugene Sawyer, Sr. She was a retired Certified Nurse’s Assistant for the Dare County Health Department, and attended Manteo First Assembly of God.
Mrs. Sawyer is survived by a son, Elmer E. “Sam” Sawyer, Jr. of Jacksonville, NC; five sisters, Darlene Love of Hawaii, Linda Kellum of Swansboro, NC, June Duvall of Atlanta, GA, Dawn Bubier of Livermore, ME, and Karen Walker of Wanchese, NC; one brother, Joe Love also of Wanchese; four grandchildren, Dusty May Sawyer, Timothy J. Sawyer, Steven M. Sawyer and Jessica L. Sawyer; three step-grandchildren, Josh M. Mays, Jeremy M. Mays and Joseph Sewell.
Funeral services will be held at Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 2:00 pm. Burial will be in the Manteo Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 60 8:00 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930 B Wellness Dr., Greenville, NC 27834.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.Print Obituary & Condolences