DEXTER -- Elnora Elaine Sawyer, 81, died May 3, 2005, at Malden Nursing and Rehab in Malden.
Born March 1, 1924, in Caruthersville, daughter of the late Hugh and Sadie Allen Hester, she had lived in Caruthersville until 1955 when she moved to Dexter.
On March 23, 1942, in Caruthersville, she married Cellar Sawyer who preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1975.
Survivors include: one son, Danny Sawyer of Dexter; four daughters, Anita Wyatt of Dexter, Barbara Rushin of Providence, Ky., Ann Henson of Festus and Darlia Owens of Parma; one sister, Pearl Cahow of Dexter; and 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. John Ruddick of Dexter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery at Dexter.