Annamae Copeland Sawyer

Annamae Copeland Sawyer, 91, of Monticello, passed away on September 9, 2019 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was born on May 12, 1928 at Amity to the late Lendon Copeland and Ethel Isom Copeland.

Mrs. Sawyer was the widow of Horace V. “Punk” Sawyer, Jr. and a retired financial secretary for First Baptist Church of Monticello. She was an active member of Second Baptist Church where she served as greeter for many years. She also served on the We are Monticello committee and Drew Memorial Hospital Auxiliary many years.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one sister, Linnie Copeland Hilton Orr.

Survivors include two sons, Eldon Sawyer and wife Retha and Jimmy Sawyer and wife Kara all of Monticello; six grandchildren, Tom Sawyer and wife Kelli, Ellen Tinnell and husband Jake, Laura Sawyer, Ryan Sawyer, Kristen Harvey and husband Alex and Kari Harris and husband C.J.; and nine great-grandchildren, Landon, Kate, Parker, Emalee, Sidney, Hudson, Hadleigh, Camden and Kash.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 10 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 11, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, Building Fund, 1032 Old Warren Rd., Monticello, AR 71655 or charity of your choice.