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Dwaynia Sue Sawyer

1961 — March 16, 2019

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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Visitation

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Jones Mortuary

375 N Main St, Clinton, TN 37716

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Starts at 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Jones Mortuary

375 N Main St, Clinton, TN 37716

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Interment and Graveside Service

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Norris Memorial Gardens

Andersonville Hwy, Norris, TN

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