Frances Markham Sawyer, 78, of 134 South Mills Road, Moyock, NC died Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Born in Pasquotank County, she was the daughter of the late William Henry Markham and Sallie Bateman Markham and the wife of Louis Eugene Sawyer of the residence. She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Moyock Baptist Church.
Besides her husband she is survived by a son, Donald Eugene Sawyer and wife Susan of Moyock, NC; a brother, Dr. Frankie Bell Markham and wife Marty of Byhalia, MS; and two granddaughters, Debby Aydlett and husband Chris of Wilmington, NC and Michelle Sawyer of Moyock, NC.
A graveside funeral service will be Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Moyock Cemetery with the Rev. James Harrington officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. and at other times at the residence. Flowers are welcome and memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 301 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Sawyer family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences