Phyllis Maxine Sawyer


Phyllis Maxine Sawyer

Jan. 6, 1922 - May 28, 2012

Phyllis Maxine Sawyer passed away peacefully at Providence St. Mary Medical Center on May 28, 2012.

Phyllis was born Jan. 6, 1922, in Upland, Calif. to Erra and Clara Belle Glover. She attended Sharpstein School and graduated from Walla Walla High School then attended Victor's Beauty School in Walla Walla.
On Dec. 10, 1949, Phyllis married Kenneth E. Sawyer. They lived and worked in Pendleton, Hermiston and John Day, Ore. After 30 years, Kenny retired from the Army Depot and they moved back to Walla Walla in 1978. They enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, bowling and spending time with family, niece and nephews and their families.

Phyllis is survived by one sister, Betty Malcolm in Vancouver, Wash.; a niece, Lonna Paul and husband, Bill, of Walla Walla; nephew Harold Clark and wife, Ellen, of Coeur d'Alene; nephew Mick O'Neill and wife, Sandy, in Vancouver, Wash. and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth, and one sister, Lois Clark.
The Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 5, at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, WA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Mountain Humane Society or charity of choice through the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla, WA.
Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at


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