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Cleo Marie Sawyer, 78,

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Cleo Marie Sawyer, 78, of Jacksonville went to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 2, 2016. She was born on September 1, 1937 to Aram Stephan Moushlian and Liberty Falkos in Buffalo, New York. Cleo is preceded in death by her parents, Aram and Liberty; daughter, Denise Marie Sawyer; sister, Katherine Carr of South Carolina.

Cleo leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband, Glenn Albert Sawyer; children, Karen Lee MacDonald (Randy) of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Thomas Aram Sawyer (Lisa) of North Pole, Alaska, Timothy Clarence Sawyer (Anita) of North Little Rock, Arkansas; grandchildren, Sara Cohorn (James) of Searcy, Arkansas, Joshua Sawyer (Emilee) of Seward, Alaska, Justin Sawyer (Brittany) of North Pole, Alaska, Jonathan MacDonald (Stacy) of Little Rock, Arkansas, Benjamin Sawyer (Sara) of Conway, Arkansas, Jordan Sawyer (Anna) of North Pole, Alaska, Lukas Sawyer (Kelly) of North Little Rock, Arkansas and Lauren Sawyer of Conway, Arkansas; great-grandchildren, Gus MacDonald of Little Rock, Arkansas, Ava Sawyer of Seward, Alaska, Harvey MacDonald of Little Rock, Arkansas, Alice Leona Mae MacDonald of Little Rock, Arkansas, Ellis Sawyer of Seward, Alaska and Sage Sawyer of North Pole, Alaska; siblings, Priscilla Norfolk of Florida, Katherine Carr, deceased, (Richard) of South Carolina and Duane Moushlian (Mary) of Buffalo, New York.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., at McArthur Assembly in Jacksonville, Arkansas with Bro. Marc Bateman officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


  • Gene & Edi Goodman Posted June 4, 2016 5:23 AM

    Goodbye old friend until we meet again

  • Lori Ross Posted June 4, 2016 8:41 PM

    Rest peacefully Aunt Cleo

  • Ken and Mickie Doty Posted June 4, 2016 9:47 PM

    Our heart and prayers are with all of you. Her memory will be cherished by anyone who knew her.

  • Donna Fincher Posted June 4, 2016 10:01 PM

    Thank you for all of your support through the years. You raised a wonderful daughter Who will greatly miss you.

  • Edith landers Posted June 4, 2016 10:51 PM

    So sorry for your loss, she will be greatly missed

  • Gail Newell Posted June 4, 2016 11:01 PM

    There will be a empty space in my heart. There was always a very special place for her and Glen there. .

  • Kathleen ChojeckiK Posted June 4, 2016 11:42 PM

    Good by old friend until we meet again. I will miss you do much!”

  • Pam Mantooth Posted June 5, 2016 3:02 AM

    Our love and prayers are with you all! I have so much respect for this family! I have been privileged to know many in this special family! I know that she raised some awesome children who are CHRISTIAN witnesses in this life! I am thankful to have met this dear a Lady! Our continued prayers!

  • Mind Hartsock Posted June 5, 2016 4:16 AM

    R.I.H. Aunt Cleo. God Bless the rest of the family in this time of loss. Wish I could be there to celebrate her wonderful life with you all, sending hugs and love from afar. ~Mindi

  • Tommy White Posted June 5, 2016 8:29 AM

    I worked with Cleo for many years at UAMS and she was one of the nicest, sweetest people I’ve ever known and I’m sorry to hear of her passing. I know she will be greatly missed.

  • Simone Langlais Posted June 5, 2016 9:16 AM

    My deepest sympathy.Simone

  • Christina and Elaine Massey Posted June 5, 2016 9:40 AM

    We will miss you.. Me and mom love you.

  • Lois Sregzinski Posted June 5, 2016 9:44 AM

    I will miss you so much but will see you soon you are the best.

  • David & Rita Lawrence Posted June 5, 2016 10:56 AM

    Sweet sweet Lady !!

  • Kathleen ChojeckiK Posted June 5, 2016 1:05 PM

    Till we meet again. I will miss you so much my dear friend.

  • Brad and Roxie Orr Posted June 5, 2016 1:20 PM

    You’re so precious to everyone who knew you. We love you. We will miss you.

  • Jimmy and Betty Bostic Posted June 5, 2016 1:58 PM

    Heaven gained another angel we will miss you and your beautiful smile.

  • Larry Ingram Posted June 5, 2016 2:03 PM

    Sorry to hear the loss of this wonderful woman. I will miss seeing her at church on Sunday.

  • Barbara johnson Posted June 5, 2016 2:37 PM

    God bless you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Michele stroud Ashlin Posted June 5, 2016 3:20 PM

    I am so sorry Karen and randy for yalls loss I didn’t know she was ill I hope your dad is ok if there is anything we can do for you please let me know the loss of a parent is never easy at any time I wish I could be at the service but I don’t have any time accrued at work my prayers are with you Michele

  • David and Louise Hunter Posted June 5, 2016 5:21 PM

    David and I were so honored to have known this sweet lady she was a treasured delight to have in our life .

  • Dale Mitchell Posted June 5, 2016 7:20 PM

    Sorry to hear of this sweet ladies passing but heaven gained another rose her smiling face and hugs will be sorely missed until we meet again our love and prayers are with the family.

  • Cindy Matthey Posted June 5, 2016 8:14 PM

    Karen, I am sorry for your loss. I am so glad your mom loved the Lord and for the love that you had for each other. May God bless you with His comfort, and joy in recalling the many happy memories you shared in this life.

  • Ellen Varhalla Posted June 5, 2016 8:28 PM

    Karen,you were spoken of by several as the kindest person they know, well deserved. May you be comforted at this difficult time!

  • Connie Riley Posted June 6, 2016 9:35 AM

    I know you all have loving memories to forever hold in your hearts…So sorry for your loss, I’ll be sending love and prayers your way ~ May she rest in peace!

  • Freddie Adkins Posted June 6, 2016 12:26 PM

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers.
    sincerely The ADKINS Family

  • Andy Roush Posted June 6, 2016 12:27 PM

    I’M sorry for your loss..

  • Lou Ann Rutkowski and Priscilla Norfolk Posted June 6, 2016 12:57 PM

    Rest in peace Aunt Cleo. Mom and I send our thoughts and prayers to my Uncle, cousins and their families during this difficult time.

  • James E. Mulligan Posted June 6, 2016 3:55 PM

    Glenn and family you are in my prayers! You never get over the loss but GOD gives us peace, HIS peace! I look forward to day that your love one welcomes me home. For that is JESUS’ promise; all of us with HIM.

  • john and joy Macdonald Posted June 6, 2016 4:51 PM

    You have all been in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sorry for the loss of your mom.

  • David and Robbie Reeves Posted June 8, 2016 6:14 PM

    Karen, we are truly sorry for your loss. Your mother -your best friend- was a good woman who loved the Lord-and you!! She raised an excellent, loving, kind, sweet daughter. May God hold you in His Loving, Caring, Peaceful arms of Comfort and rock you ever so gently during this difficult time. We love you!

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