Jimmy Caroll Sawyer

Jimmy Carroll Sawyer

Jimmy Carroll Sawyer, 77, of Monticello, passed away on November 9, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

He was a retired civil engineer for the Hardaway Corporation, a Mason, Shriner and a Baptist.

Mr. Sawyer was born July 20, 1937 in Drew County and was the son of the late Sidney Harris Sawyer and Mary Lou Lane Sawyer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby H. Sawyer and a sister, Mayvia J. Sawyer Robbins.

Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Cheryl Arkin of Nashville, Tennessee and Glenda Regina Swisher of Houston, Texas; a sister, Melinda Sawyer McDaniel of Monticello; three grandsons, one granddaughter and a devoted partner and friend, Laverne Elliott of Monticello.

A funeral service will be held on November 12 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.