Juanita S. Sawyer, 80, of 304 Village Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. A native of Camden, NC, she was born on January 18, 1937 to the late Seeley and Clarinda Riggs Smithson and was the widow of William M. Sawyer. She was a retired hairdresser and a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Anita Lynn Gregory and husband Mike Gregory; a granddaughter, Rebecca Lynn Gregory; four sisters, Dolly Batts of Beulaville, NC, Evelyn Reynolds of Camden, NC, Margie Roberts of Currituck, NC and Grace Keeter of Camden, NC; and a brother Jarvis Smithson of Camden, NC.
An entombment service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 19, 2017 at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery officiated by the Rev. Bob Crisp. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Sawyer family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
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