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Chapel of Jones Mortuary
Wednesday March 20th, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Celebration of Life

Chapel of Jones Mortuary
Wednesday March 20th, 2019

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Interment and Graveside Service

Norris Memorial Gardens
Thursday March 21st, 2019

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Dwaynia Sue Sawyer

Obituary of Dwaynia Sue Sawyer

Dwaynia Sue Sawyer, age 57, of Clinton, TN passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019 after a courageous battle from cancer with great optimism and had great faith for several years. She loved her family, had a talent and loved playing the piano especially gospel music. Dwaynia was a pioneer for women in the workforce and an entrepreneur.

Dwaynia is preceded in death by her parents, Bert and Bessie Gilland; and brother, David Gilland.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas (Tom) Sawyer of Clinton, TN; daughters, KelliSawyer Hudec and husband Michael of Canton, GA, and KenziSawyer of Maryville, TN; brothers, Roger Gilland and wife Dorothy of Halls, TN, and Larry Gilland of Knoxville, TN; sisters, Carolyn Sharp and husband Roy of Halls, TN, and Ollie Green and husband Fate of Townsend, TN; grandchildren, Mary Lynn Hudec and Jameson Hudec; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Dwaynia's family will receive her friends from 6:00pm - 8:00pm on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with her celebration of life following at 8:00pm with Rev. Fate Green officiating. Dwaynia's interment and graveside service will be at 11:00am on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Norris Memorial Gardens in Norris, TN. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.

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God's blessings for your family. Praying for you all .

Rhonda lane Mar 21 2019 12:00 AM

We are sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

Ron and Martha Beukema Mar 21 2019 12:00 AM

Meredith and I are so very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything at all, please reach out.

Alex and Meredith Atkinson Mar 20 2019 12:00 AM

We are very sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Doug & Sandy Stooksbury Mar 20 2019 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to the entire family for this unfortunate loss.

Gary Herron Mar 20 2019 12:00 AM

A beautiful woman and a great mom and wife . You are home and everyone will miss you. You are Loved by everyone that knew you.

Tisa Farmer Mar 20 2019 12:00 AM

I remember when she came to Miamisburg Ohio with Gwen Smith. I thought a lot of her. Praying for you all.

Edith Bolden Mar 19 2019 12:00 AM

Gwen Smith Mar 19 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dwaynia Sawyer

Gwen Smith Mar 19 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss, I used to hang around with Dwaynia before we were both married, I am so sorry I lost contact with her she was a good friend and we had some real good times. I know she was ready to go and we will see each other and reunite again. May God comfort you at this time. My prayers are for all the family.

Cheryl Lynch Mar 19 2019 12:00 AM

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