Jeffrey Jacob “Jake” Sawyer

Published 3:45 pm Monday, July 7, 2014

Mr. Jeffrey Jacob “Jake” Sawyer, 21, died on Sunday, July 6.  The family will receive friends at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 9, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.  The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Box officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Home, Ala., with Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.  Mr. Sawyer was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Walter Lloyd Sawyer of Camden, Ala., and Ralph Pouncey of Luverne, Ala.  Jake is survived by his father,  Jeffrey Lloyd Sawyer of Greenville, Ala.; his mother, Tabbetha Yvonne King of Greenville, Ala.; brother,  Joshua Lloyd Sawyer of Greenville, Ala.; two sons,  Jacob Brantly Sawyer and John Benton Sawyer both of Greenville, Ala.; fiancée, Grace Cason Sawyer of Greenville, Ala.; grandparents,  John Sawyer, Judy Hestle and Bo Phillips all of Greenville, Ala., and Larry and Linda Tomlin of Luverne, Ala.; great-grandparents, Pansy Sawyer of Camden, Ala., Myra Pouncey of Luverne, Ala., and John and Mildred King of Upotoi, Ga.; aunts, Jessica Tomlin of Luverne, Ala., and Jennifer Ingram of Greenville, Ala.; uncles,  Scott King of Birmingham, Ala., Daniel Phillips of Montgomery, Ala., Donnie Swagger of Luverne, Ala., and Allen Ingram of Greenville, Ala., and other relatives.  Active pallbearers will be Joshua Sawyer, Daniel Phillips, James Reynolds, Coy Browder, Scott King, and Jonathan Free.  Honorary pallbearer will be Donnie Swagger.

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