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Dorothy Cowell Sawyer

November 14, 1938 February 1, 2022
Dorothy Cowell Sawyer
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Obituary for Dorothy Cowell Sawyer

Dorothy Mae Cowell Sawyer 83 of 353 Bartlett Road Shawboro, North Carolina transitioned on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at her residence. She’s the daughter of the late Alexander Bracey and Mary Lizzie Cowell & the widow of the late Bernice B. Sawyer.
Raised in a Christian home she joined New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church after marriage and remained a faithful member until she was called to Glory. A graduate of Norfolk State University she was employed many years as a Registered Nurse.
Dorothy leaves to cherish her legacy: One Daughter; Arelia Sawyer Royle (Tony) of the home, One Son: Richard E. Sawyer (Lynn) of Newport News, Virginia. Three Sisters: Barbara Bracey of Flint, Michigan, Joann Gray of Virginia Beach, Virginia, & Martha Sawyer (William) of Shawboro, North Carolina. One Brother Rudolph Spellman (Mamie) of Moyock, North Carolina. Three Grandchildren; Carlynn Lucas, William Saunders, and Tyrelia Mercer. Two Great Grandchildren; Kaleb and Kara J. Lucas. One Sister In Law; Katherine Sawyer Spellman: A Special Nephew: Robert Cowell, Jr. (Delain), and a Host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.
Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday February 8, 2022 at New Shiloh Baptist Church, Shiloh, North Carolina by Rev. William T. Davis, with Burial following in West Lawn Cemetery Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.robinsonfuneralandcremation.com. The service will be Live Streamed and Covid19 Protocals are in place after capacity is reached there will be overflow provided and when that is reached no others will be admitted. A. C. Robinson & Son Funeral Home, Inc. 1100 Southern Ave. Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Is serving the Sawyer and connected Families with Dignity, Distinction & Dedication.

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Visitation

Monday

7

Feb

5:00 PM 2/7/2022 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/7/2022 7:00:00 PM
A. C. Robinson & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

1100 Southern Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

A. C. Robinson & Son Funeral Home, Inc.
1100 Southern Avenue Elizabeth City 27909 NC
United States

Celebration Of Life

Tuesday

8

Feb

11:00 AM 2/8/2022 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 2/8/2022 1:00:00 PM
NEW SHILOH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH

168 SOUTH TROTMAN ROAD SHILOH, NORTH CAROLINA 27921
Shiloh, NC 27973

NEW SHILOH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
168 SOUTH TROTMAN ROAD SHILOH, NORTH CAROLINA 27921 Shiloh 27973 NC
United States

Interment

Tuesday

8

Feb

1:00 PM 2/8/2022 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/8/2022 2:00:00 PM
Westlawn Cemetery

1909 W Main Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Westlawn Cemetery
1909 W Main Street Elizabeth City 27909 NC
United States

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Westlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

1909 W Main Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

1909 W Main Street Elizabeth City 27909 NC
United States
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