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Yvonne E. Sawyer

September 9, 2021



Yvonne Esther Sawyer quietly departed this life on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Yvonne was born July 6, 1930 in Washington, DC to the late William Sheridan Broadus and Esther Mary Broadus. After graduating from Cardozo Senior High School, Yvonne went on to work at the Pentagon, where she retired after 30 years of service.

Yvonne was preceded in death by siblings Alicia, William Jr. (Buddy), and Gerald Broadus; husband William Sawyer, and daughter Esther Robinson.

She leaves to cherish her memories four children, Alvonne, Anthony, Shearine, and William Jr. (Jummy); daughter-in-law Annette; 11 grand-children; 16 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of friends and relatives.

 In remembrance of Yvonne’s life, the family asks that any charitable donations be made to the March of Dimes



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Graveside Service
September 20, 2021

11:30 AM
Rock Creek Cemetery
Rock Creek Church Road & Webster Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20011

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