August 7, 1960 – MAY 1, 2016
Vanessa Sawyer, 55, passed away peacefully surrounded by love May 1, 2016 at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital.
Vanessa was born August 7, 1960 in Anderson, Indiana to Pearl Sawyer and Frank Sawyer, Sr. She attended Anderson Community Schools.
Vanessa was a very fun loving person, with a big heart. She never met a stranger. She enjoyed music, dancing, the latest fashions, jewelry, expensive perfume, and spending time with her family.
Vanessa is survived by her mother, Pearl Sawyer of Anderson; son Sharlimar Brown, of Anderson; brothers, Frank (Ruth) Sawyer, Jr., Lacey Sawyer, Sr., Dwight Sawyer, all of Anderson, and Fred (Edith) Sherrod, Jr. of Omaha, Nebraska; sisters, JoAnn Sawyer, Patricia Chamberlain, both of Anderson, and Bonnie Sherrod-Kelly of Omaha, Nebraska; special niece, Janae (Terrill) McCullough-Boyd of Fort Wayne; special friend, Palas Bryant, and host of other family and friends.
Vanessa was preceded in death by her father Frank Sawyer, Sr.
Funeral services will be at noon Friday at Glazebrooks Funeral Services, officiated by William Houser. Visitation will be at 11:00 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. Burial at Maplewood Cemetery following the services. Services can be viewed live at glazebrooksfs.com.