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Dorothy Combs Sawyer

August 22, 1950 September 8, 2023
Dorothy Combs Sawyer
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Obituary for Dorothy Combs Sawyer

It is with great sadness that the family of Dorothy Lynn Combs Sawyer announce her passing on Thursday, September 8, 2023, at the age of 73.

Born August 22, 1950, in Tyrrell County, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Lathan Combs and Dorothy Liverman Combs.  Dorothy was a retired librarian receiving her Master of Library Science degree at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Class of 1974.  She was a devoted wife, daughter, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.

She is survived by her husband Ronald D. Sawyer; daughter, Livia S. Brode; grandson, Michael A. Brode; sister, Carol C. Cutler, and nieces Anne C. Mueller and Jennifer C. Matthews.

A graveside service will be held at St. David's Episcopal Cemetery in Creswell at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 11, 2023.  Family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service and other times at the residence.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.

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