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Edith M. Sawyer

Richmond Hill

Edith Martin Sawyer, 77, of Richmond Hill, died Saturday afternoon, Aug. 25, at Hospice Savannah.

Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, she was a daughter of the late Charles Carleton Martin and the late Edith May Willis Martin. Mrs. Sawyer was a member of White Bluff United Methodist Church. She graduated from Haverhill High School and attended Armstrong Atlantic University. She retired from the U. S. Corps of Engineers in 1992 as an accounting supervisor. Mrs. Sawyer was a member of the NARFE, the Koinonia Club, Senior Friendship Days, and was a volunteer for Hospice Savannah.

Surviving are two sons, Steven M. Sawyer and his fiancée, Pam Foulds, and David M. Sawyer, all of Richmond Hill; three grandchildren, April Sawyer, Brandi Sawyer and Richard Sawyer, and two great-grandchildren, Mia Sawyer and Zackary Sawyer.

The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in White Bluff United Methodist Church conducted by The Reverend John A. Haney. Interment was private.

The family received friends at the church after her service.

Remembrances: White Bluff United Methodist Church - 11911 White Bluff Road, Savannah, Georgia 31419 or Hospice Savannah - Post Office Box #13190, Savannah, Georgia 31416-0190.

Gamble Funeral Service, Savannah, was in charge of arrangements.

Bryan County News

August 29, 2007

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