BENTON — Mary “Wanda” Elwanda (Martin) Sawyers, 78, of Benton died Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at Lourdes hospital.
She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Paducah.
She is survived by three sons, Tommy Sawyers and David Sawyers, both of Hardin, and Tim Sawyers of Burna; four daughters, Susan Starks and Mary Youngblood, both of Benton, Debi Youngblood of Hardin, and Cindi Moon of Coquille, Ore.; four sisters; two brothers; 20 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas C. Sawyers; two brothers; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild. Her parents were Charlie Martin and Lucille Smith Martin.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 7, 2013, at Collier Funeral Home in Benton with Rev. Chris Young officiating. Burial will be in Riverwoods Cemetery, formerly Lighthouse Baptist Church Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2013, at the funeral home.