Maxine Delsia Sawyer, 88, daughter of Lewis and Jossie (Trimble) Inman, was born May 2, 1921 in Tyrone, Missouri. She passed away July 31, 2009 in Licking Park Manor, Licking, Missouri.
Maxine married Earl Sawyer, and to this union six children were born.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl Sawyer; one son, James Dean Sawyer; one daughter, Cleta Bowen; six brothers; and two sisters.
She is survived by three sons, Calvin Sawyer of Raytown, Missouri, Earl “Dale” Sawyer of Cabool, Missouri, and Hubert Sawyer of Pleasanton, Kansas; one daughter, Lucille Telfer of Turner, Oregon; 22 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jean and Esther; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends made throughout the years.
Maxine and Earl built their own home in the 1940’s and lived there for 60 some years. Their children were raised there and many friends and neighbors came to sit, have a cup of coffee and visit for a spell.
Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Orval Gayer officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.