Marion Sawyer at the age of 111.
|Birth:||5 July 1901|
London, England, UK
|Death:||26 February 2013|
Chase City, Virginia, USA
|Age:||111 years, 236 days|
Marion Sawyer (neé Churchward; 5 July 1901 – 26 February 2013) was a British-American supercentenarian.
Marion Sawyer was born as Marion Kate Churchward in London, England, United Kingdom, on 5 July 1901. She married Charles Sawyer in 1923 and had two children. In 1954, she emigrated to America with her husband to join her daughter, Monica Vaughan, who had married a U.S. serviceman from Southside Virginia. After both their husbands died in the 1970s, Sawyer lived with her daughter for the rest of her life. Sawyer was a retired registered nurse and a volunteer for the Chase City Rescue Squad. She suffered from deafness in her final years but was otherwise in good health until shortly before her death. In addition to her husband, Sawyer also outlived her son, William Charles Sawyer. She was survived by a daughter, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. One of her sisters, Ellen Heasman lived to the age of 105.
Marion Sawyer died in Chase City, Virginia, United States, on 26 February 2013, at the age of 111 years, 236 days.