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Place of Birth:
Dante, Virginia
Place of Death:
Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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Rosie Sawney

Rosie Sawney of Sallisaw departed this life on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the age of 90 years, 4 months and 3 days. She was born on Feb. 16, 1922, to Dee and Virgie Roberts of Dante, Va.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, Beulah, Ellen, Magdalene and Naomi; five brothers, Buddy, Hampton, Marvin, Floyd and Ari.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John and Vickie Sawney; and four granddaughters, Caitlin, Madalyn, Brenna and Darby, all of Sallisaw; one sister, Daisy Hall of Zion, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews. Rosie also leaves behind friends and wonderful caregivers at Sequoyah Manor.

Services will be private family affair held in Dante. Because Rosie and her family were affected by Alzheimer’s Disease, the family asks that condolences be expressed by donations to Alzheimer’s research in one of the following manners: online at, by phone at 1-800-272-3900, or send a check to Alzheimer’ Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

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