Dateline: March 10, 2005
services for Edward Davis Sawyer, age 72, were held at 10:00 a.m. on
Monday, March 7, 2005, in Robertson Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with
Rev. James Ivey Edwards, pastor of the First United Methodist Church,
graveside rites and interment were in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under
the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc..
Sawyer died Thursday, March 3, 2005, in Big Spring. He was born July 21, 1932, in Clarendon and was a lifetime
resident of Clarendon except for 1976 to 1981 when he lived in Van Horn.
He was a US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He attended Sul Ross
University and graduated from Texas Tech University. He was a member of
Clarendon Lodge #700. He had served on the Board of Directors of the
Clarendon Outdoor Entertainment Association and was a member of the Texas
Cattle Raisers Association and the First Presbyterian Church.
was preceded in death by his parents and by a sister, Marilyn McQueen.
include two sons, Dan Sawyer and Ted Sawyer, both of Clarendon; his
step-mother, Gladys Sawyer of Clarendon; 4 grandchildren, Clay Sawyer,
Jamie Sawyer, Kalli Sawyer, Misti Watson and husband Cody, all of
Clarendon; 5 great grandchildren; a nephew, Geoffey McQueen, and an aunt,
Ruth Sawyer, both of California.
bearers were Mike Smith, Fred Molesworth, Wayne Lowe, Don Thornberry, Jim
Garland, and Ferol Shelton. Honorary
bearers were Jack Clifford, Wayne Riggs, and Clarendon Masonic Lodge #700.
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