March 6, 1927 - February 16, 2022
Alice Nevada Counts Sawyers, age 94, daughter of Tivis and Nevada Sutherland Counts, passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022. As her Mother died in childbirth, she was raised by her Aunt, Amelia Sutherland Rasnick, whom she considered her Mom. She lived most of her life in Dickenson County and was of the Freewill Baptist Faith. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Jack Sawyers and her son, Jack Sawyers, Jr. Survivors include: Daughter and Son-in-Law, Dimple and Vic Arrington, Knoxville, Tennessee; Son, Leo Sawyers, St. Paul, Virginia; and Daughter and Son-in-Law, Jennifer and R.L. Wallen of Dandridge, Tennessee. Five Grandchildren: Shannon Sawyers, Josh (Sarah) Sawyers, Matthew Wallen, Miranda (Caleb) Moore, and Jessica (Justin) Spears. Nine Great-Grandchildren: Jacob, Isabel, and Caroline Sawyers, Brooklyn Wallen, Lily, Etta, and Sunny Moore, Harper and Sawyer Spears and honorary grandchild Diamond Raines. In addition, she has several nieces and nephews and a host of honorary children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m. at Mullins Funeral Home Chapel with song services at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, February 22 at 1:00 p.m. with Revs. Tam Hill and Danny Sluss officiating at Mullins Funeral Home Chapel. Masks are required. Burial will follow in Temple Hill Cemetery, Castlewood, Virginia. Pallbearers will be Leo Sawyers, Vic Arrington, R.L. Wallen, Matthew Wallen, Damon Rasnick, and Darrel Green. Honorary pallbearers will be Caleb Moore, Justin Spears and her nephews. Donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the charity of your choice. Mullins Funeral Home and Staff are serving the Sawyer Family. Online condolences may be made at www.mullinsfuneralhome.net.
Alice Nevada Counts Sawyers, age 94, daughter of Tivis and Nevada Sutherland Counts, passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022. As her Mother died in childbirth, she was raised by her Aunt, Amelia Sutherland Rasnick, whom she considered her... View Obituary & Service Information
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