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James Pete Sawyers
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1917
Marion
Smyth County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 2006
Luray
Page County
Virginia, USA

James Pete Sawyers, 88, of 279 Pollock Road in Luray, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at MontVue Nursing Home in Luray.

Mr. Sawyers was born Oct. 31, 1917, in Marion, and was the son of the late Wiley G. Sawyers and Matilda Cardwell Sawyers.

He was a crane operator at Bethlehem Steel for 30 years and was a member of the Luray Christian Disciples of Christ Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

On April 29, 1945, he married Caroline who proceeded him in death. He was also proceeded in death by full brother, William "Bill" Sawyers, and full sisters, Viola Sawyers, and Frances Sawyers Poole. Also, there were three half brothers born to Greene Shown and Matilda Cardwell Shoun [her first marriage]. Those half brothers were: Jehu Bartley (J.B.) Shown, John Wesley Shown and Roy Green Shown. An additional half brother was born to Oscar Dobbins and Matilda Cardwell's second marriage, Hobart Roosevelt Dobbins. 
 
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 Parents:
  Wiley G Sawyers (1865 - 1935)
  Matilda Victory Cardwell Sawyers (1875 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Bardie Aleshire Sawyers (1918 - 2004)
 
 Siblings:
  Jehu Bartley Shown (1896 - 1952)**
  John W Shown (1899 - 1973)**
  Roy Green Shown (1901 - 1979)**
  Hobert Roosevelt Dobbins Shown (1903 - 1986)**
  Viola Sawyers Collie (1910 - 1989)*
  William Jackson Sawyers (1914 - 1977)*
  James Pete Sawyers (1917 - 2006)
  Frances Elizabeth Sawyers Poole (1922 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Beahms Chapel Cemetery
Luray
Page County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Sharon Shown
Originally Created by: JAC
Record added: Feb 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48408978
James Pete Sawyers
Added by: Sharon Shown
 
James Pete Sawyers
Added by: JAC
 
 
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Member Comer-Jones VFW Post 621 Luray, VA
- Edwin E. Hilliard
 Added: May. 21, 2013
 
 
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