- Alta Jean Sawyer, 82, passed away at her home in Brooksville Florida after a short illness. She was born on October 14, 1934, in Brownville Jct., Maine, the daughter of James and Marian (Folsom) Yeo. She graduated in 1952 from NH Fay High School in Dexter. She married Harold Sawyer in 1954 and moved to Ripley until their retirement from Dexter Shoe, when they moved to Brooksville. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with friends and family.
She was predeceased by her husband, parents, sister Norma Sprague and 2 brothers, Richard Yeo and Robert Yeo.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Annette Sawyer of Arlington, Mass, Kathy Calkins and husband Tony of Stonington, CT, and Lori Bennett and her husband Stephen of Abbot. She had 5 grandchildren , Rose Sawyer-Marsh of Boston, Daniel Marsh of California, Mathew Calkins of CT, Meagan Tweedie of Guilford, and Brianna Dow of Glenburn. She also had 3 great grandchildren, Xaviar Cookson of Guilford, and Madison and Mia Calkins of CT. She will also be greatly missed by her many friends at Cloverleaf Park in Brooksville.
Services will be held at a later date.
Published on  March 14, 2017