Hasseltine Sawyer James, 93, of 1617 Ulster Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, June 24, 2013 at Kindred Care. A native of Camden County, she was the daughter of the late Howard Toxey Sawyer and Penelope “Neppie” Holmes Sawyer and the widow of Selvie Harley James. She was a homemaker and a member of Corinth Baptist Church.
She is survived by three sons; Selvie K. James of Creswell, NC, Scott H. James and wife Ruth of Plymouth, NC, and Roy H. James and wife Joyce of Columbia, NC; a sister, Janie Forehand of Elizabeth City, NC; a daughter-in-law, Terry C. Cherry of Columbia, NC; and a son-in-law, Joe Proctor of Hertford, NC; eleven grandchildren; twenty one great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by a daughter, Ann Elizabeth James Proctor, a son, Carlton S. James, and a brother, Thurman Sawyer.
A funeral service will be Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dr. David Turner officiating. Entombment will be in West Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately after the service in the lobby of the funeral home and at other times at the residence. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the James family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences