Mara Suzanne Sawyers
October 15, 1950 -
October 2, 2015

Visitation

October 4, 2015
5 - 8 p.m.

Service 

October 5, 2015
2 p.m.

Interment

Obituary

Funeral services for Mrs. Mara Suzanne Sawyers, age 64, of the Howell Community, will be conducted Monday, October 5, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Don Hudson officiating. Burial will follow in Unity Cemetery. Mrs. Sawyers passed away Friday, October 2, 2015 at her residence.

Mrs. Sawyers was a native of Warren County, TN, the daughter of the late Lendol Roy and Effie Liles Richardson. She was a farmer and a member of the Howell Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband of 46 years Ray Sawyers, son Robert L. (Brenda) Sawyers, daughter Tonya S. (Justin) Helums, brothers David L. Richardson, Roy (Georgia) Mabe, grandchildren Kyle Helums, Kaitlyn Helums, Courtney Jackson, Jeremy Harwell and great grandchildren Harmony Thomas and Khloe Thomas. Along with her parents, Mrs. Sawyers was preceded in death by brothers James Mabe and Larry Hobbs.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to a charity of ones choice.

Visitation with the family will be Sunday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Higgins Funeral Home.

Video Services

17 Comments

  1. the Crabtrees

    Mr Ray and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about Mrs Suzanne. She was a sweet and thoughtful lady and I always enjoyed talking with her. Take care. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Hugh Jr. and Gina Crabtree

    Reply
  2. Joan Ables

    Dear Ray, Family and David,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you all will be in my thoughts and prayers. Suzanne will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  3. Terry and Brenda Buchanan

    When we think of Suzanne, we think of her friendly,sweet, greeting wherever we saw her.
    Her warm smile and a hug. She will always have a place in our hearts and in the community of Howell.
    She will be missed.
    Dear Ray, Robert and family you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  4. Betty Lou Dunivan

    So sorry to read of the passing of Suzanne. She was my friend and I was always glad to see her and enjoyed talking to her. She was such a sweet person. She put up a good fight but know she is pain free now and God has a beautiful angel. May God bring you the comfort you need to face each day without her.
    Betty Lou Dunivan

    Reply
  5. Cindy Harwell

    Will do miss seeing this sweet sweet lady. Always had a smile and was hard to ever know just how she really was feeling because of her smile. Will miss her!

    Reply
  6. Sue McKinney

    Sorry for your loss. Suzanne was such a sweet Lady.who will be missed. God bless and comfort you and family .

    Reply
  7. Linda Hyde

    I am so sorry for the loss of a very sweet, kind lady. Always a smile on her face. She will brighten the streets of heaven!

    Reply
  8. Bob & Cindy Dunivan

    Dear Ray, Toni, Robert, and families,

    We were saddened to learn of the passing of our sweet friend and Howell neighbor.
    Always so friendly, happy, and positive, Suzanne was always a joy to talk with.

    Our thoughts and prayers now turn to you during the days and weeks ahead. May it bring you comfort to know that Suzanne suffers no longer and is once again whole and happy, resting in the presence of her Heavenly Father.

    Bob & Cindy Dunivan

    Reply
  9. Cindy Sawyers

    Suzanne was a very nice gentle person that was always friendly.
    I remember visiting them on their farm in Tennessee and having so much fun.
    They came to visit us in Florida several years
    ago when we lived there. Time and distance keeps families so far apart these days.
    So sorry for the rest of the family for their loss. I am sure she will be missed.
    With Love,
    Peggy, Cindy and Susy Sawyers

    Reply
  10. Glenice Cyree Lane

    So sorry to hear of Suzanne’s passing. I am glad she’s not suffering anymore. May the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand and give you peace, strength, and comfort.

    Reply
  11. Loretta & Richard Pitcock

    Ray and family,

    Suzanne was a sweet and precious friend whom I will truly miss. May the grace of God comfort you during this time of sorrow and in the days ahead. Know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers

    Loretta & Richard

    Reply
  12. Sandra Tucker Chunn

    I was saddened to learn of Suzanne’s passing. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May God bless each and every one of you and give you comfort.

    Reply
  13. Jimmy & Faye Ellis

    Ray, David & family, Suzanne was a very special lady & will surely be missed. We will be unable to attend the services but you will be in our thoughts & prayers during this very difficult time.

    Reply
  14. Linda Holland

    Suzanne always had the sweetest disposition and a smile on her face. I enjoyed seeing her at volleyball games. She will certainly be missed.

    Reply
  15. Robert and Judy (Hall) Strope

    Suzanne was a jot to be around and will be missed. Prayers for comfort as the family go through this time of sorrow. Sincere sympathy.

    Reply
  16. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Ray, So sorry to read about your wife. Thinking of you and praying for you during this difficult time.

    Reply
  17. Brenda and Gary Badenhop

    Ray, Family, and David,

    We are sorry to hear of Suzanne’s death. You are all in our thoughts at this difficult and sad time.

    Gary and Brenda

    Reply

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17 Comments

  1. the Crabtrees

    Mr Ray and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about Mrs Suzanne. She was a sweet and thoughtful lady and I always enjoyed talking with her. Take care. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Hugh Jr. and Gina Crabtree

    Reply
  2. Joan Ables

    Dear Ray, Family and David,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you all will be in my thoughts and prayers. Suzanne will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  3. Terry and Brenda Buchanan

    When we think of Suzanne, we think of her friendly,sweet, greeting wherever we saw her.
    Her warm smile and a hug. She will always have a place in our hearts and in the community of Howell.
    She will be missed.
    Dear Ray, Robert and family you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  4. Betty Lou Dunivan

    So sorry to read of the passing of Suzanne. She was my friend and I was always glad to see her and enjoyed talking to her. She was such a sweet person. She put up a good fight but know she is pain free now and God has a beautiful angel. May God bring you the comfort you need to face each day without her.
    Betty Lou Dunivan

    Reply
  5. Cindy Harwell

    Will do miss seeing this sweet sweet lady. Always had a smile and was hard to ever know just how she really was feeling because of her smile. Will miss her!

    Reply
  6. Sue McKinney

    Sorry for your loss. Suzanne was such a sweet Lady.who will be missed. God bless and comfort you and family .

    Reply
  7. Linda Hyde

    I am so sorry for the loss of a very sweet, kind lady. Always a smile on her face. She will brighten the streets of heaven!

    Reply
  8. Bob & Cindy Dunivan

    Dear Ray, Toni, Robert, and families,

    We were saddened to learn of the passing of our sweet friend and Howell neighbor.
    Always so friendly, happy, and positive, Suzanne was always a joy to talk with.

    Our thoughts and prayers now turn to you during the days and weeks ahead. May it bring you comfort to know that Suzanne suffers no longer and is once again whole and happy, resting in the presence of her Heavenly Father.

    Bob & Cindy Dunivan

    Reply
  9. Cindy Sawyers

    Suzanne was a very nice gentle person that was always friendly.
    I remember visiting them on their farm in Tennessee and having so much fun.
    They came to visit us in Florida several years
    ago when we lived there. Time and distance keeps families so far apart these days.
    So sorry for the rest of the family for their loss. I am sure she will be missed.
    With Love,
    Peggy, Cindy and Susy Sawyers

    Reply
  10. Glenice Cyree Lane

    So sorry to hear of Suzanne’s passing. I am glad she’s not suffering anymore. May the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand and give you peace, strength, and comfort.

    Reply
  11. Loretta & Richard Pitcock

    Ray and family,

    Suzanne was a sweet and precious friend whom I will truly miss. May the grace of God comfort you during this time of sorrow and in the days ahead. Know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers

    Loretta & Richard

    Reply
  12. Sandra Tucker Chunn

    I was saddened to learn of Suzanne’s passing. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May God bless each and every one of you and give you comfort.

    Reply
  13. Jimmy & Faye Ellis

    Ray, David & family, Suzanne was a very special lady & will surely be missed. We will be unable to attend the services but you will be in our thoughts & prayers during this very difficult time.

    Reply
  14. Linda Holland

    Suzanne always had the sweetest disposition and a smile on her face. I enjoyed seeing her at volleyball games. She will certainly be missed.

    Reply
  15. Robert and Judy (Hall) Strope

    Suzanne was a jot to be around and will be missed. Prayers for comfort as the family go through this time of sorrow. Sincere sympathy.

    Reply
  16. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Ray, So sorry to read about your wife. Thinking of you and praying for you during this difficult time.

    Reply
  17. Brenda and Gary Badenhop

    Ray, Family, and David,

    We are sorry to hear of Suzanne’s death. You are all in our thoughts at this difficult and sad time.

    Gary and Brenda

    Reply

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