Obituary of Rayson B. Sawyer, 1994:
Rayson B. “Tex” Sawyer, 91, of Clinton died Wednesday in Vencor Hospital, Chattanooga.
He was born May 17, 1903 in Texarkana, AR, the son of Rayson and Leslie Avery Sawyer. Mr. Sawyer retired as a steamfitter from Knoxville Local 102.
Survivors include a granddaughter, Donna Dew of Clinton; great-grandchildren, Dawn Coward, Charlie Dew and Gary Coward Jr., all of Clinton; great-great-granddaughter, Nikki Coward of Clinton; special friend, Ada Ramsey of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was Friday in Holley Gamble Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Sunset Cemetery.
Clinton Courier News, 27/28 November 1994
(Courtesy of Renee Scarbrough)