Funeral services for Lewis Sawyer, 79, of Hayden will be at 2 p.m. Friday April 21, 2017, at Hanceville Funeral Home, Dr. Sammie Reid officiating, with interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Corner. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Sawyer passed away Tuesday, April 18, at his residence. He was born Dec. 18, 1937, in Cullman County to John Robert and Mildred Reid Sawyer. He served as a deacon in the Baptist church for about 40 years and was also a Sunday School teacher and involved in the Outreach Program.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Patricia Sawyer; a daughter, Cindy (Ricky) Vinson; a son, Barry (Tammy) Sawyer; four grandchildren, Amanda McKinzie, J.R. Vinson, Katie Scott and Abigail Sawyer; three great-grandchildren, Austin McKinzie, Savannah McKinzie and Roslynn Vinson; a brother, Gene (Barbara) Sawyer; a sister, Rebecca (Ronnie) Murray; and his constant companion, Maggie.
Published on April 19, 2017