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Eva Sawyer Cartwright

Eva Sawyer Cartwright, 70, of Elizabeth City, died at home surrounded by family on April 25, 2021. She was born June 15, 1950 in Elizabeth City to the late Millard Kreslar Sawyer Sr. and Blanche Hales Sawyer and was the widow of John Cowell “Butch” Cartwright Jr.

She is survived by son Nathan D. Cartwright and wife Loren; brothers Jimmy Sawyer and wife Nancy and Millard K. Sawyer Jr. and wife Dorcas all of Elizabeth City; and grandchildren Lola Cartwright, Tucker Cartwright and Parker Cartwright.

A funeral service will be held May 1, 2021 at 11 a.m. at The First Baptist Church with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating. Burial will be in Old Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home and at other times at the residence of the son, 200 Rachel Drive, Elizabeth City. Memorial donations may be made to The First Baptist Church, 300 West Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. The service will be livestreamed by visiting The First Baptist Church Facebook page. Twiford Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City is serving the family. www.TwifordFH.com.

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