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“To the Best friend i ever had. We could laugh together and many times we cried together. She was a Devouted friend. No one could replace her, she was...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Elizabeth Seigler - Inman, SC

“We love you Aunt Linda,you are home now,walking with God through his garden,you will be missed.Lisa Darcy and family ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Linda will be truly missed, she was a dear step mother to me and my heart goes out to all the family, Love Ruthann Donnerstag Kreiner ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Ruthann Kreiner - Lititz, PA

“She touch so many people. I miss her so much. She always there to talk to. I Love U so much Aunt Linda, I will miss the talks, the laughs, the I love...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Denise Newman-Bishop - SC

“My aunt ,My sister, My mom baby sister, we will miss u very much!You was the last one we had left, you will always be in our heart.Love Eddie, Lisa,...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: lisa Reece - Gaffney, SC

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6 of 7 | Posted by: Tommie anthony - Gaffney, SC

“To the Sawyer family: May it comfort you in knowing that you are in my thoughts and prayers and as God has promised one day in the near future we...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Lakesha

Linda Burgess Sawyer, 65, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born August 12, 1947, in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late Will and Irene Stone Burgess and widow of the late Lewis Thomas Sawyer, Jr. and her second husband the late Bernard Fred Donnerstag. She was a member of Fairview Freewill Baptist Church and Woodmen of the World.

Surviving are daughters, Kimberly Gray (Jimmy) of Barnwell, SC and Tommie Lynn Anthony (Bobby) Gaffney, SC; granddaughters, Linda Marie and Brittany Hubbard both of Spartanburg, SC and Amanda Healey of Gaffney; six step-grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters, Dot Petty, Peggy Bright, and Nora Kimbrell; and brothers, Harold and Edward Burgess.

Visitation will be 1:00-1:45 PM Monday, March 11, 2013 at Fairview Freewill Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM at the church, conducted by the Rev. Timothy Hackett. Burial will be in Heritage Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Fairview Freewill Baptist Church Building Fund, 2058 Chesnee Highway, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

The family is at the home.

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