Reathel Sawyers Obit, The Raleigh Register, 26 Jan 1977, Wed
in to M u l l e n s l H o m e . o r A u b r e y J . e t t e v i l l e at be will Park. to 206 Mrs. Reathel Sawyers The funeral of Mrs. Reathel Virginia Sawyers. 52, of Meadow Bridge, will be held at 1 Thursday in Wallace and F u n e r a l H o m e Rainelle. Mrs. Sawyers died M o n morning in a Beckley hospital natural causes. Born Sept. 9. 1924. she was a daughter of the late Charles Cindy Garten. She was a member of the Laurel C o m m u n i t y Backus Mountain. Her husband. Wilbur Dennis Sawyers, died in 1973. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Emma Wilhite of Petersburg. Petersburg. Mich.. Mrs. Teresa Harrah of Daniels and Mrs. Gertrude Bowles of Quinnrmont; six sons. Wilbur. Albert, Aaron. Elliott, E d w a r d a n d W e s Backus: four sisters. Mrs. Zany Dunbar of Eccles. Mrs. Geneva Redstin of Lester. Mrs. Naomi Meadows of Shady Spring and Mrs. Evelyn Clendenin of Tioga: o n e b r o t h e r . G Backus: and 11 grandchildren. The Rev. Roy Tyree will be charge of the service. Burial be in Harrah Cemetery on Mountain. Friends may call from 7 p.m. 9 p.m. today.