Charles Melvin Sawrie

Charles Melvin Sawrie, age 72 of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2014 in Russellville. He was born February 1, 1942 in Wild Cat Hollow to the late Richard Luther and Thelma Imogene Wood Sawrie. He was a computer programmer and a United States Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard A. Sawrie. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Cathy Sawrie of Russellville; daughter, Cynthia Walker and her husband Lloyd of Russellville; son, Brett Edward Sawrie of Tulsa, Oklahoma; a brother, Jerry Sawrie and wife Teresa of Russellville; three sisters, Bettye Platt and husband Michael of Rogers, Barbara Thalheimer and husband Bruce of Little Rock, Martha Stephenson and husband Warren of Little Rock; three grandchildren, Eddie Walker, Amanda Walker, and Brandon Walker all of Russellville; and three great-grandchildren, Chevy and Max Walker and Montgomery Brown all of Russellville. Graveside memorial service will be Saturday, December 27, 2014, 2 p.m. at Sumner Cemetery in Cabot with Ray Edwards officiating. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at

Published December 25, 2014

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