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Echo Newspaper (Prohetstown, IL)  A-2 ECHO, Tuesday, May 12, 2009

 Lucille E. Sawyers, age 78,of 304 W 3rd street, Tampico, Illinois, died Thursday, May 7, 2009 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, Illinois.

Mrs. Sawyers was born on June 25, 1930 in New Bedford, Illinois the daughter of Lee and Beatrice (Purvis) Wright. She was married to Charles Lucas on July 10, 1954 in Rock Falls, Ill in Sterling, Illinois and owned and operated a restaurant in Rockinois and he preceded her in death on November 21, 1972. She then married Blaine Sawyers on June 4, 1977 in Rock Falls, Illinois and he preceded her in death on September 25, 1993. She was employed at the Morrison Skilled Care Unit as a CnA for many years. She also was a buss driver for Self Help Enterprises in Rock Falls and she received her CNA degree at the Dixon State School. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Tampico, the Martha Circle,andTops in Sterling, Illinois.

She is survived by one son Michael (Jenny) Lucas of Tampico, Illinois; one daughtrer Michelle (Mike) Smith of Deer Grove, Illinois; two granddaughters Jessie and Ally ; one sister Gailya Chapin in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee; one sister -in- law- Wanda (Kenneth) Stanfield of Princeton, Illinois; one step daughter Lyndia (Jim) Vizi North Jackson, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands,one daugher and two sisters.


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