Sawyer, Dorothy Leffler

DOROTHY LEFFLER SAWYER of Jeffersonville, 88, widow of the late Rev. Loyd J. Sawyer, Elder of the Indiana Conference and step-mother of the Rev. Wilma M. Sawyer Bone, pastor of Henryville UMC of the South District, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 15 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Seabrook Dieckmann Naville Funeral Home, 1110 E. Market Street in New Albany, Ind. A memorial service will be held Friday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. at Grant Line UMC, 4810 Grant Line Road in New Albany with visitation one-hour before the service at the church. The Revs. Dennis Alstott and Wilma Bone will officiate. Burial will follow at the Elizabeth (Ind.) Cemetery. Survivors include: step-daughter the Rev. Wilma M. Sawyer (Duane) Bone of Henryville; step-son, William (Carol) Sawyer of Orleans, Ind. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. Wilma & Mr. Duane Bone, P.O. Box 178, Henryville, IN 47126. Memorial contributions for a scholarship in her name can be made to Operation Classroom, P.O. Box 246, Colfax, IN 46035.



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