Ward Sawyer Jr.

Obituary of Ward Arthur Sawyer Jr.

Mr. Ward Aurthur Sawyer Jr. age 92 of New Tazewell, TN was born January 28, 1929 and passed away at his home with his family by his side on Monday July 12, 2021.  He was a Jehovah’s Witness a member of New Tazewell. 


He was preceded in death by his:

Parents:  Ward Arthur Sawyer Sr. and Gardenia (Owens) Sawyer

Wife’s:  Juanita Sawyer and Doris Sawyer

Granddaughter: Jennifer Sawyer

Brother-in-law:  Mike Polak

Stepson:  Hugh Anderson


He is survived by his: Daughter Aleta (Bill) Kelly

Sons:  Alan (Lisa) Sawyer and Brian Sawyer

Grandchildren:  Bridgette (Scott) Pettie, Cody Sawyer and Daisy Sawyer

Step-Children:  Johnnie (Jimmy) McEllhenney, Don ( Kathy) Anderson, Mike Anderson, Janet (Haun) Marlinghaus, Joan (Dane) Crawford and Marjorie (Ryan) Dylla

Brothers:  Jack (Carolyn) Sawyer, Ronald (Carol) Sawyer, and Richard (Sharisa) Sawyer

Sister:  Sally Polak


And a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.



A private memorial service will be held at a later date.








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