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January 22, 2013

Elizabeth Sawyers


The Times-Tribune

CORBIN —



Elizabeth Jane Sawyers, age 93, of Corbin, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Baptist Regional Medical Center.

Born in Laurel County, she was the daughter of the late John Goff and Lila Sampson Goff. She was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hiram Sawyers.

She is survived by three sons, Leland Sawyers and wife Katherine, Joe Sawyers and wife Anita, and Richard Sawyers and wife Charlotte; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; and sisters, Marie Hopkins and Dorothy Shinsato, all who mourn her passing.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with the Rev. Buster Patterson officiating. Burial will be in the Felts Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.

Messages may be written atvankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com