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Quincie Ann Sawyer

1946

Obituary

Quincie Ann Sawyer was the youngest daughter born to the late Melvin and Hazel Sawyer in Leesville, Louisiana on November 20, 1946.  She grew up in Leesville and attended schools in Vernon Parrish.

She was united in Christ at a very early age and attended the Ellen Burr Missionary Baptist Church. 

She was first united in marriage to the late Claude Sullivan and to their union was born a daughter, Renecca. She later married the late Robert Johnson and to that union was born another daughter, Nichole.  In 1974, she met and married the late James Rankin and to their union was born a third daughter, Shawn.  They moved to Pelham, Alabama in 1976.  After moving to Montevallo in 1988, she joined Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and served faithfully in choir, Mission, Kitchen and other ministries until falling ill.

Quincie was proceeded in death by her parents Melvin and Hazel Sawyer, three brothers John Countee, Buford Sawyer and Melvin Sawyer, two sisters: Geneva Simon and Alice M Duncan.

She leaves to cherish her memories her devoted and caring daughters, Renecca (Lorenzo) Croom of Montevallo, AL; Nichole R. McKithen and Shawn Rankin Spencer, both of Alabaster, AL; one stepdaughter, Janice Rankin of  Richmond, Virginia; one stepson: Donald Rankin of Coward, South Carolina;  one sister,   Metter Ann (Eric) Prizzville of Fayetteville, North Carolina; and one brother, Earnest (Sadie) Sawyer of Natchitoches, Louisiana; one aunt, Doris Dines of Portland, Oregon; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.  

Quincie had three special friends who frequently visited her after she became ill, Yvonne Greene, Sarah Lacey, and Sadie Young.  Their visits with Quincie meant more than they will ever know. 

 Viewing will be held Friday, March 11, 2022, from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. at The Good Shepherd.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 12, 2022, at 12:00 Noon at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Montevallo with burial at Montevallo Cemetery.

Rev. John Adams - Officiating 

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