WILSON - Christine Pridgen Sawyer, 89, of Wilmington, and formerly of Wilson, died Monday, February 19, 2018, in Wilmington.
Funeral, Saturday, February 24, Wilson Memorial Service, 1:00 PM. The family will be at the funeral home, Friday, 6:30 – 8:00 PM. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
She was native of Wilson County and widow of James Roy Sawyer who died in 1981. Many will remember her from the Rock Ridge School Class of 1946 where she was valedictorian and Senior Class President. For several years she was supervisor of transcriptions for Carolina Clinic. She was one of the founding members of Grace Baptist Church in Wilson.
Surviving are two sons, Chris Sawyer (Angela) of Wilmington and Carlton Sawyer (Laura) of Longs, SC. Chris and Angela’s children are Luke Marshall Sawyer and David McCord Sawyer. Carlton and Laura are parents to Stacey Cooper (Miles) of Cary, Brooke Rule (John) of Blowing Rock and Dawn Hutchison of Wilmington; great-grandchildren, Alex Sayre, Harvey Cooper and Gala Cooper.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Grace Baptist Church, 202 Kincaid Ave N, Wilson, NC 27893-2350, and to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401-7351.