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Virginia Sawyers

Virginia Sawyers


OAKFIELD — Virginia Sawyers, 95, of Oakfield passed away on Thursday (Sept. 30, 2021) at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Batavia.

Mrs. Sawyers was born Sept. 11, 1926, in New River, Va., a daughter of the late William and Eulalia (Rollins) Hutcheson.

She was a member of Assembly of God Church in Batavia and enjoyed reading, singing, word puzzles, tending to her garden, and the Bible.

Virginia is the wife of Walter Sawyers who passed away in 2007.

Surviving are her daughters, Bulah (late CJ) Williams of Oakfield, and Gail Sawyer of Gaithersburg, Md.; a brother, Earl (late Carolyn) Hutcheson of Maryland; nieces and nephews, Gerald (Sandra) Hutcheson of Ohio, Karen (Glenn) Thistle of Virginia, Pam Hutcheson of Virginia, Andrea (Lester) Easley of Maryland, George (Rosalee) Sawyer of Batavia, and Victoria (George) Greenman of Batavia; a sister-in-law, Ann Hutcheson of Washington, DC. Several great-nieces and great-nephews and many cousins also survive.

She is preceded in death by her brothers, William (late Josephine), Donald, Richard (late Lucille), and Philip Hutcheson.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday (Oct. 6, 2021) from 1 to 2 p.m. at Batavia Assembly of God Church, 24 North Spruce Street in Batavia, where Virginia‘s Funeral Service will be held immediately following visitation at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery in Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home in Oakfield. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at

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