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James “Ted” Sawyer

Elizabeth City – James Theodore “Ted” Sawyer, 84, of Elizabeth City, died October 11, 2020 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. A native of Pasquotank County, he was the son of the late Leroy Sawyer and Gussie Lee Whitehurst. Ted was a retired employee of Norfolk Southern Railroad and member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

Ted is survived by brother Jimmy Ray Anderson and Clint Perl of Kitty Hawk; sister-in-law Nellie Sawyer of Hertford; and brother-in-law Hersey Kight of Elizabeth City. He is predeceased by brother Henry Clay Sawyer and sister Anna Anderson Kight of Elizabeth City.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on October 15 at New Hollywood Cemetery with the Rev. Joe Griffith officiating. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to www.TwifordFH.com.

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